angelus bell

noun
the sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited
Syn: ↑angelus
Hypernyms: ↑bell, ↑toll

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  • Angelus Bell — • The triple Hail Mary recited in the evening, which is the origin of our modern Angelus, was closely associated with the ringing of a bell Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Angelus Bell     Angelus Bell …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • angelus bell — noun (in the Roman Catholic Church) a bell rung to show the time when the angelus should be recited …   Wiktionary

  • Angelus — An ge*lus, n. [L.] (R. C. Ch.) (a) A form of devotion in which three Ave Marias are repeated. It is said at morning, noon, and evening, at the sound of a bell. (b) The Angelus bell. Shipley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angelus — The Angelus (Latin for Angel ) is a Christian devotion in memory of the Incarnation. The name Angelus is derived from the opening words: Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariæ and is practiced by reciting as versicle and response three Biblical verses… …   Wikipedia

  • Angelus — /an jeuh leuhs/, n. Rom. Cath. Ch. 1. a devotion in memory of the Annunciation. 2. Also called Angelus bell. the bell tolled in the morning, at noon, and in the evening to indicate the time when the Angelus is to be recited. Also, angelus. [1720… …   Universalium

  • angelus — /ˈændʒələs/ (say anjuhluhs) noun Roman Catholic Church 1. (often upper case) a devotion in memory of the Annunciation. 2. Also, angelus bell. the bell tolled in the morning, at noon, and in the evening, to indicate the time when the angelus is to …   Australian English dictionary

  • angelus —   n. prayer(s) said at early morning, noon and sunset.    ♦ angelus bell, bell calling to prayer at such times …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Angelus — Synonyms and related words: Angelus bell, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, aid prayer, alarm, alarum, appeal, battle cry, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bidding prayer, birdcall, breviary, bugle call, call, chaplet, collect,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Angelus — • A short practice of devotion in honour of the Incarnation repeated three times each day, morning, noon, and evening, at the sound of the bell Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Angelus     Angelus …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bell, Angelus — • The triple Hail Mary recited in the evening, which is the origin of our modern Angelus, was closely associated with the ringing of a bell Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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