Belfry

The term belfry has a variety of uses: ...
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belfry

[n] - a room (often at the top of a tower) where bells are hung
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Belfry

• (n.) A room in a tower in which a bell is or may be hung; or a cupola or turret for the same purpose. • (n.) A bell tower, usually attached to a church or other building, but sometimes separate; a campanile. • (n.) The framing on which a bell is suspended. • (n.) A movable tower erected by besiegers for purposes of attack and ...
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belfry

noun a room (often at the top of a tower) where bells are hung
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Belfry

[architecture] The belfry is a structure enclosing bells for ringing as part of building, usually as part of a bell tower or steeple. It can also refer to the entire tower or building, particularly in continental Europe for such a tower attached to a city hall or other civic building. A belfry encloses the bell chamber, the room in which th...
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Belfry

Bel'fry noun [ Middle English berfray movable tower used in sieges, Old French berfreit , berfroit , French beffroi , from Middle High German bervrit , bercvrit , German bergfriede , from Middle High German bergen to protect (G. bergen ...
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Belfry

A belfry is a can either be a small turret containing a bell set on a roof (bellcote) or the room or part of a tower in which bells are hung. It is also sometimes used to describe the whole tower in which bells are housed.
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Belfry

A belfry was a movable tower erected by besiegers in war for purposes of attack and defence.
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Belfry

A room or structure in which bells are hung, usually part of a church tower.
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Belfry

A room or structure in which bells are hung, usually part of a church tower.
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belfry

A small square bell tower placed atop a roof to house a bell, often found on churches and schools.
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belfry

A term originally applied to a tower used in medieval warfare, later to a watch-tower (or one from which an alarm bell was rung), and finally to a bell-tower,...
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Belfry

A tower or wooden structure, sometimes simply a frame, in which bells are hung so that when rung the sound can escape. Often associated with churches and religious sites, early examples are often freestanding structures away from the church building itself. In Ireland the tall round towers associated with monastic sites were probably used as belfri...
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Belfry

Belfry is British slang for the head.
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belfry

bell tower, either attached to a structure or freestanding. More specifically, it is the section of such a tower where bells hang, and even more ...
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Belfry

Or Siege Tower. Tower built of wood which was wheeled up to the castle walls so attackers could storm the castle from the top of the belfry via a wooden bridge onto the castle parapet.
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Belfry

Originally a belfry was a military siege tower which was pushed against the wall of a fortress being besieged so that missiles could be easily thrown down upon the defenders inside. Later the term was applied to a church steeple, particularly a bell-tower or campanile, usually forming part of a church, but sometimes detached from it, as at Evesham,...
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belfry

siege tower; wooden tower mounted on wheels or rollers, often covered with wet hides as protection against fire. Many had drop-bridges at the top, so that attackers could fight their way across on to the towers or wall walks
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Belfry

Structure from which the ship's bell is suspended.
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Belfry

tall, movable wooden tower on wheels, used in sieges
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Belfry

tall, movable wooden tower on wheels, used in sieges
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Belfry

The tower or bell chamber of a tower where bells are hung, also known as the bell chamber.
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