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bell buoy

noun, Nautical.
a buoy having a bell that is rung by the motion of the buoy.
Origin of bell buoy
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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bell buoy

a navigational buoy fitted with a bell, the clapper of which strikes when the waves move the buoy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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