Johnson’s London Dictionary: Bow Bells

BOW BELLS (n.) Hollow bodies of cast metal that, for reasons unknown, doth give provenance to those born within earshot

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    1. The bells were destroyed in the Blitz on 10th May 1941. Recast in 1956, the bells were eventually installed to resume ringing in 1961.

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