How to use Peal in a sentence
A peal of merry laughter answered her, and the knives and forks fell to the plates with a clatter.
Denisov smiled, and Petya burst into a peal of merry laughter in which Tikhon himself joined.
There is also a fine belfry with a peal of bells.
A further application is that in bell-ringing, of the variations in order in which a peal of bells may be rung.
Then came a flash of lightning followed by a loud peal of thunder.Advertisement
The tenor of the ringing peal is also the bass bell of the carillon.
He had already rung the tenor to the Stedman peal at St Sidwell's that morning.
Even in this peal, Taylors were not tuning the tierce to the theoretical value.
The well-known rule of a mile for every five seconds between flash and peal gives a fair estimate of the distance of the lightning.
The church was rebuilt and a massive granite tower erected over the intervening aisles at the cost of the municipality, a new peal of 36 bells, cast in Holland, being installed to commemorate the Victorian jubilee of 1887.Advertisement
They looked at one another (now that the hunt was over and they were in the house, Nicholas no longer considered it necessary to show his manly superiority over his sister), Natasha gave him a wink, and neither refrained long from bursting into a peal of ringing laughter even before they had a pretext ready to account for it.
Bands may also wish to have their quarter peal sponsored in order to raise further money.
He had already rung the tenor to the Stedman peal at St Sidwell 's that morning.
Among various institutions may be mentioned Whittington's almshouses, near Whittington Stone, at the foot of Highgate Hill, on which the future mayor of London is reputed to have been resting when he heard the peal of Bow bells and "turned again."
She returned his kiss passionately and when he released her wrists, she squirmed away, breaking into a peal of laughter.Advertisement
Suddenly there was a loud cacophony, a peal of organ music, the'mighty wind ' .
November 20 th 1918 Bells rang out a merry peal on news of the end of hostilities with Germany at Foxearth.
He was the first conductor at St Paul's Cathedral, calling the 1st peal there on 10th Dec. 1881.
The fine peal of six bells was founded in 1714.
They did, however, score a handbell peal for the Society over the weekend.Advertisement
Her last quarter peal was Plain Bob Major which she rang in 1995.
A quarter peal of 1,296 changes being rung by ringers from Exmouth in 48 minutes.
Before we stopped at Exbourne we got one of our call-change ringers through a pretty respectable quarter peal ringing the treble.
The ringing of complex methods is also probably more widespread among peal ringers maybe for similar reasons.
St Nicholas church is a fine cruciform building founded in 1320, and containing monuments, and a bell, one of a peal, which appears to have been brought from Cavron in France, but how this happened is not known.Advertisement
The other principal Protestant churches are St Luke's, St Nicholas and St Anne Shandon, with its striking tower of parti-coloured stones; and its peal of bells extolled in Father Prout's lyric "The Bells of Shandon."
Despite last minute setbacks, peal weekend went well, with five out of six peal weekend went well, with five out of six peals being scored.
In loud sounds, such as a peal of thunder from a near flash, or the report of a gun, the effect may be considerable, and the rumble of the thunder and the prolonged boom of the gun may perhaps be in part due to the breakdown of the wave when the crest of maximum pressure has moved up to the front, though it is probably due in part also to echo from the surfaces of heterogeneous masses of air.
The celebrated hotel de y ule of the 16th century overlooks the Petite Place; its belfry, which contains a fine peal of bells, rises to a height of 240 ft.
The tower is without bells, and the tradition that a ship bearing a peal hither was wrecked within sight of the harbour, and that the lost bells may still be heard to toll beneath the waves, has been made famous by a ballad of the Cornish poet Robert Stephen Hawker, vicar of Moorwinstow.
The West Church was built in 1775, in the Italian style, the East originally in 1834 in the Gothic. In 1874 a fire destroyed the East Church and the old central tower with its fine peal of nine bells, one of which, Laurence or "Lowrie," was 4 ft.
If that bear came back, Alex would have to peal her off his back.
While these resorts are mid-priced, Breckenridge, with its new gondola and luxury lodging off Peal 7, is slowly becoming a luxury resort.
The post office is a handsome sandstone building in Renaissance style; it is colonnaded on two sides with polished granite columns and surmounted by a clock tower, containing a peal of bells.