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bell metal

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Definition of bell metal in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An alloy of copper and tin for making bells, with a higher tin content than in bronze.
Example sentences
  • Local artisans also produce brassware and items made from bell metal (an alloy of copper and tin).
  • Prominent items include bell metal and wrought iron figurines, statues, lamps and other artifacts depicting the traditional gods, goddesses and animal figurines.
  • There were strikingly beautiful items made of wrought iron and bell metal, terracotta, silk and wood craft.

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