bell buoy

bell buoy

noun Nautical.
a buoy having a bell that is rung by the motion of the buoy.

Origin:
1830–40

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bell buoy
 
n
a navigational buoy fitted with a bell, the clapper of which strikes when the waves move the buoy

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