a small handheld bell, especially as part of a tuned set having different notes or pitches and played by a group.
a bell rung by hand, esp one of a tuned set used in musical performance
Old English handbelle; see hand (n.) + bell (n.).
noun 1. a small handheld bell, especially as part of a tuned set having different notes or pitches and played by a group.
[hand-blohn] /ˈhændˈbloʊn/ adjective 1. (of glassware) shaped by means of a hand-held blowpipe: handblown crystal.
[hand-bil] /ˈhændˌbɪl/ noun 1. a small printed notice, advertisement, or announcement, usually for distribution by . /ˈhændˌbɪl/ noun 1. a small printed notice for distribution by hand n. 1753, from hand (n.) + bill (n.1).
[hand-boo k] /ˈhændˌbʊk/ noun 1. a book of instruction or guidance, as for an occupation; manual: a handbook of radio. 2. a guidebook for travelers: a handbook of Italy. 3. a reference book in a particular field: a medical handbook. 4. a scholarly book on a specific subject, often consisting of separate essays or articles: […]