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used in Oliver Twist

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the sound of a bell rung slowly — especially to announce death or a funeral


announcing the demise or end of something
  • A knell from the church bell broke harshly on these youthful thoughts.
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (85% in)
  • It was another form of knell, with mockery added to the warning.
    Chapter 52 — Fagin's Last Night Alive (46% in)

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