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clapper

Pronunciación: /ˈklæpər; ˈklæpə(r)/

Traducción de clapper en español:

noun/nombre

  • (of bell) badajo (masculine) like the clappers (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] it was going like the clappers iba como una bala or como un bólido [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Magister Rumbold Crucible woke up feeling that someone had been using his head as a bell clapper which, he groggily reasoned, probably accounted for the sickening swaying sensation as well.
    • The town crier, in trying to ring out the Prince's arrival, found the clapper of his bell stuck fast.
    • They will now be taken to Nottingham, where the bells and the clappers themselves will be refurbished.

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