Definition of Angelus bell

1. Noun. The sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited.

Exact synonyms: Angelus
Generic synonyms: Bell, Toll



Definition of Angelus bell

1. Noun. (''in the Roman Catholic Church'') a bell rung to show the time when the angelus should be recited ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angelus Bell

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angelonias
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angels of death
angels of mercy
angelus
angelus bell (current term)
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Literary usage of Angelus bell

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1. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"angelus bell.—A bell specially dedicated in honour of the Blessed Virgin, called "the Ladye-bell," rung three times a day, at morning, ..."

2. Parish Life in Mediaeval England by Francis Aidan Gasquet (1906)
"The angelus bell, the Ave bell, or the Gabriel bell, as it was variously called in England, probably grew out of the Curfew, which originally was a civil ..."

3. Parish Life in Mediæval England by Francis Aidan Gasquet (1906)
"The angelus bell, the Ave bell, or the Gabriel bell, as it was variously called in England, probably grew out of the Curfew, which originally was a civil ..."

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