peal: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pēl), [key]
- a loud, prolonged ringing of bells.
- a set of bells tuned to one another.
- a series of changes rung on a set of bells.
- any loud, sustained sound or series of sounds, as of cannon, thunder, applause, or laughter.
- to sound loudly and sonorously: to peal the bells of a tower.
- to assail with loud sounds.
- to sound forth in a peal; resound.
- peal (Thesaurus)