Definition of Sleigh bell
1. Noun. A bell attached to a sleigh, or to the harness of a horse that is pulling a sleigh.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleigh Bell
Literary usage of Sleigh bell
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Selections from Canadian Poets by Edward Hartley Dewart (1864)
"Nay, 'tis no ringing in my brain, My pulses leap — my bosom swells — Thank God ! it is, it is his bells I THE SLEIGH-BELL. ..."
2. A Brief Account, Together with Observations, Made During a Visit in the West by Thomas Rolph (1836)
"... O, bless the dear Sleigh-Bell ! there's nought can compare, To its loud merry tones as they break on the ear. Our horses are staunch, and they dart e'er ..."
3. Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada by Jameson (Anna) (1839)
"Merrily dash we o'er valley and hill, All but the sleigh-bell is sleeping and still; O bless the dear sleigh-bell! there's nought can compare To its loud ..."
4. School Devices: A Book of Ways and Suggestions for Teachers by Edward Richard Shaw, Webb Donnell (1886)
"When the mould is taken off, you see a sleigh- bell, but it will not ring, ... It took a great many years to think out the way to make a sleigh-bell. ..."
5. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Yale University (1911)
"It is not surprising that some of these should have taken the form of the common sleigh-bell of the north. The simplest form consists of a hollow globular ..."