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wind chimes

[wind] /wɪnd/
plural noun
an arrangement of bells, bamboo pipes, or glass or ceramic fragments hung so as to strike each other and tinkle when moved by the wind or, in orchestration, touched by the hand.
Origin of wind chimes
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for wind chimes
  • Another thought is stringing little bells or wind chimes that might keep birds from lingering around your blueberry bushes.
  • Behind the chant were the slightest sounds, tiny wind chimes, tiny buzzing.
  • The final station paired five paper pinwheels with wind chimes.
  • My favorites among her impressive collection of hippie earrings are the silver wind chimes.
  • You're not going to find success in the bedroom by moving the bed or in the office by dangling wind chimes over your computer.
  • The same restrictions apply for other noises generated within the property line, such as wind chimes or fans.
  • Hanging ornaments such as wind chimes, wind socks, and potted plants also help.
  • We loved the beautiful wind chimes and metal wall words.
  • His other interests and hobbies were radio controlled airplanes and making wind chimes for street fairs.
  • wind chimes, birdhouses, or other such items may not be hung on the stands.
British Dictionary definitions for wind chimes

wind chimes

plural noun
a decorative arrangement of small discs of metal, shell, etc, hung near a window or door, that shake together with a tinkling sound in a draught
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