noun (plural belfries)
1The part of a bell tower or steeple in which bells are housed.
- Constant ringing for 230 years had taken its toll on the belfry and bells.
- I entered this gigantic granite jewel, which is as light in its effect as a bit of lace and is covered with towers, with slender belfries to which spiral staircases ascend.
- I imagined we would be going to some creepy old house with bats in the belfry and stone gremlins on the gateposts.
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