HyperDic: tocsin

English > 2 senses of the word tocsin:
NOUNcommunicationtocsin, alarm bellthe sound of an alarm (usually a bell)
artifacttocsin, warning bella bell used to sound an alarm
English > tocsin: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe sound of an alarm (usually a bell).
Synonymalarm bell
Broaderalarm, alert, warning signal, alarumAn automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
Spanishcampana
Catalancampana
English > tocsin: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA bell used to sound an alarm.
Synonymwarning bell
BroaderbellA hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck

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