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synonyms for chimes

  • angelus
  • glockenspiel
  • gong
  • lyra
  • peal
  • tintinnabulation
  • tocsin
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How to use chimes in a sentence

Under the name of "Chimes" these resonant gongs are now finding place in many Church and Concert organs.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
After dark we wandered about the streets until the church-tower chimes warned us of the lateness of the hour.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The village clock sounded faintly, then from the stable came the chimes of seven.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
In a few moments the ancient belfry of St. Chad's began to send forth its mellow chimes.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
Over all rises the square, crescent-crowned minaret—no belfry, but a steeple where the chimes are rung by the human voice.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 11, NO. 24, MARCH, 1873VARIOUS
In a house or two lights began to wink; the scent of wood smoke reached him, the distant chimes of bells, the burring of a stream.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
While she sat thinking thus, and greatly troubled, she heard soft chimes sounding through the castle halls.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY
Such law rests not in the "bosom of God;" its voice chimes not in keeping with the harmony of his countless spheres.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
The chimes melted into her reverie; the kindly sun encouraged it; the voices of happy children fed it, and she was moved to tears.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
The silver-tongued chimes cut into Jerrys speech, ringing out a live little prelude before striking seven.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIMES

  • angelus
  • chimes
  • glockenspiel
  • gong
  • lyra
  • peal
  • tintinnabulation
  • tocsin
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.