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1. belfry

noun. ['ˈbɛlfri'] a bell tower; usually stands alone unattached to a building.

Synonyms

  • campanile

Etymology

  • berfrey (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Belfry

  • pelphrey
  • pelfrey

How do you pronounce belfry?

Pronounce belfry as ˈbɛlfri.

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Sentences with belfry


1. Adjective
They've published suggested etiquette for belfry behavior to give neophytes a sense of what to expect.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The belfry is inside the south tower.

Quotes about belfry


1. And, at such a time, for a few of us there will always be a tugging at the heart—knowing a precious moment had gone and we not there. We can ask and ask but we can’t have again what once seemed ours for ever—the way things looked, that church alone in the fields, a bed on belfry floor, a remembered voice, a loved face. They’ve gone and you can only wait for the pain to pass.
- J.L. Carr, A Month in the Country

2. Bruges Belgium Haiku Behind a stack of grey Lego bricksyou wheeze up Belfry's 366 stepsand don't see a single bat.
- Beryl Dov

2. belfry

noun. ['ˈbɛlfri'] a room (often at the top of a tower) where bells are hung.

Synonyms

  • room

Etymology

  • berfrey (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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