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Synonyms for bell

a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed

the sound of a bell being struck

(nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell

the shape of a bell

a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905)

English painter

United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922)

a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer

the flared opening of a tubular device

attach a bell to

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For the same reason, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte began by writing as Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell.
Her younger sisters had various verses and poems published under the names of Ellis Bell (Emily) and Acton Bell (Anne).
Her first venture into print in 1846, Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, was paid for by Emily and her sisters and sold only two copies.
Apart from these two poems, the base text used for every poem is a holograph, but where there are variants in Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell (1846), these have been adopted in the belief that, since she was involved in the project, these changes represent Emily's final revisions.
In 1846, adopting the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte published an edition of their Poems; and in the following year Smith, Elder, and Co.