Bell, (fr. cloche), or as it is sometimes called a Church bell, is a large bell of the usual form. Smaller bells of a different shape are attached to the legs of hawks and falcons, q.v., when they are said to be belled; also to necks of bulls, &c. (fr. clariné).
Sable, three church bells argent--PORTER,
Sable, a fesse ermine between three bells argent--BELL.
Argent, three war bells gules--KEDMARSTON, co. Suffolk.
Azure, a lion rampant guardant within an orle of bells argent, cannoned or--OSNEY, co. Lincoln.
Sable, a doe passant between three bells argent--DOOBEL, Sussex, 1695.
Argent, on a cross gules five bells of the first--SEDGEWICKE, Cambridge.
Or, four bars sable; on three escutcheons argent as many church bells of the second, clappers of the first--HALL, Essex.