A bellowing as of a deer in rutting time
- a noisy mock serenade (created by banging pans and kettles) to a newly hitched couple
- of Bell
- A bellowing, by a deer in rutting time.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bell
- (n.) A bellowing, since a deer in rutting time.
Catching a single deer and belling it, he drives it through the wood; the other deer, whose instinct leads them to gather into herds for mutual protection against the mosquitoes, are attracted by the sound.