chime

All Noun Verb
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  • But he has never let the chimes play since his daughter died. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 2, February, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • He stood there a long while without moving and a clock chimed seven. Cited from Best British Short Stories, Ed. O'Brien & Cournos
  • The tall clock was chiming two when the young men left the library. Cited from The Motor Girls, by Margaret Penrose
  • A clock chimed the hour, and the wife looked up from her letter. Cited from The Man in the Twilight, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • He lay there for hours -- until the tall clock above his head chimed two. Cited from A Certain Rich Man, by William Allen White
  • Hour after hour chimed, the night wore away, and yet they came not. Cited from History of the Girondists, Volume I, by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • He also frequently chimed in during the race with his own analysis.
  • I heard the quarters chime one after the other until one o'clock. Cited from The Lost Ambassador, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • When the chimes ceased I went up the high steps into the old church. Cited from Norah's Tour of Ireland, Margaret Dixon McDougall
  • Did you hear the silver chiming of the bell-birds on the range? Cited from The Man From Snowy River by `Banjo' Paterson
  • The village church has the common French rural feature of chiming the hours twice.
  • They could not see its face, but after what seemed a long time, it chimed a single note. Cited from Princess Polly's Playmates, by Amy Brooks
  • But for those chimes, poor West would not have have died as he did. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 5, May, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • As we an into the village, I heard the church clock chime the half-hour. Cited from The Brother of Daphne, by Dornford Yates
  • It seems to have been chiming ever since I came to bed. Cited from In Honour's Cause, by George Manville Fenn
  • You will see he chimes in almost perfectly with the things I have been saying. Cited from Our Unitarian Gospel, by Minot Savage
  • It contains a bell set into the ground that chimes on the hour.
  • So we sat when the clock chimed the hour of one. Cited from The Quest of the Sacred Slipper, by Sax Rohmer
  • She tried to fit the words to the chiming notes but without success. Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • Just then, the half hour struck, and her heart beat with pleasure when she heard the chimes. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume III (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
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Meaning of chime

  • noun A percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
  • verb Emit a sound
    bells and gongs chimed