Meaning of BELL in English

BELL

n.

Function: transitive verb

Date: 14th century

1 : to provide with a bell

2 : to flare the end of (as a tube) into the shape of a bell

intransitive verb : to take the form of a bell : FLARE

– bell the cat : to do a daring or risky deed

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.