Change-ringing

change ringing

noun
the art of ringing a series of tuned bells of different tones, as those hung in a church tower, according to any of various orderly sequences.

Origin:
1870–75

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change-ringing
 
n
1.  the art of bell-ringing in which a set of bells is rung in an established order which is then changed
2.  variations on a topic or theme

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