What does belling mean?

belling meaning in General Dictionary

A bellowing as of a deer in rutting time

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  • 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.

belling meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bell

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  • (n.) A bellowing, since a deer in rutting time.

Sentence Examples with the word belling

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.

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