peal

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A loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, laughter, of a multitude, etc

And, falling on a bench, he laughed until the tears ran down his cheeks, I could not help joining; and we laughed together, peal after peal.

To sound with a peal or peals

The bell pealed 20 times, clanging into the dusk as Mr. Bush’s motorcade drove off.

{n} a succession of loud sounds, noise, ring
{v} to play loud, to assail with noise
A peal of laughter or thunder consists of a long, loud series of sounds. I heard a peal of merry laughter
When bells peal, they ring one after another, making a musical sound. Church bells pealed at the stroke of midnight. Peal is also a noun. the great peal of the Abbey bells
a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
{f} thunder; ring of a bell
To resound; to echo
To appeal
A group of different-sized bells, usually from two to six, located in a belfry of the Christian church and rung according to the liturgical calendar and on other special occasions Each bell of the peal swings at its own rate, thus producing an ensemble of disorganized sound This ringing is referred to as pealing In the British Isles, peal refers to 5,040 "changes" rung in continuous succession (See Change ringing) on a "ring" of bells Seven bells or more permit this number of changes; if the ring contains fewer than seven, a peal will consist of the maximum number of changes possible on that number
To storm, din, or assail (the ears, or a person) with (loud noise, clamour, etc ) (OED Vol XI, 396)
To assail with noise or loud sounds
To utter or give out loud sounds
To utter or give forth loudly; to cause to give out loud sounds; to noise abroad
A set of bells tuned to each other according to the diatonic scale; also, the changes rung on a set of bells
ring recurrently; "bells were pealing"
A small salmon; a grilse; a sewin
To pour out
{i} ring of a bell; roll of thunder
sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"
A set of bells, often between five and twelve in number, tuned to a diatonic scale
A loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, of a multitude, etc
a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) ring recurrently; "bells were pealing
loud, prolonged sound, as in: The peal of the bells at midnight woke everyone in town
pealed
past of peal
pealing
present participle of peal
pealing
a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
peals
plural of , peal
peals
third-person singular of peal
peal
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