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bell push

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Definition of bell push in English:

noun

British
A button that operates an electric bell when pushed.
Example sentences
  • Compensation of £180 must also be paid to North Yorkshire Police for criminal damage to a bell push at Scarborough Police Station.
  • Recent criminal work undertaken by the county court judge before his trial included drunkenly obstructing the police and yanking a bell push from the wall of his cell.
  • A preliminary jab at the bell push at the end of the first verse of the first carol had been followed by a more imperious ring and a garbled version of the old Christmas is Coming rhyme.

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