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A set of bells, often in a bell tower, sometimes operated by means of a keyboard
Plural for a loud ringing of a bell or bells
“As Sunday worshippers filed into St Mary's, the faint peal of church bells could be heard above the driving rain.”
Plural for a long loud echoing sound, such as of thunder
“The moment, however, that the fearful words had passed, that the dark determination was taken, both remarked the flash and heard the peal of thunder that followed.”
Plural for a loud repeated or reverberating sound of laughter or shouting
“As he succeeded in freeing himself, a ringing peal of laughter made music in the room, and to his utter astonishment Nell's merry face appeared above the back of the chair.”
(figurative) Plural for an outburst of laughter, shouting or emotion
“A sharp peal of emotion knifed through her, and she released a hard, shuddering breath.”
To make a clear resonant or vibrating sound
“At noon, the bells peal forth in tuneful chime.”
To make a loud, resonant sound, especially of thunder or laughter
“Hark! Do you hear the thunder peal? The thunder which, with deeper fear, brings near and more near the accomplishment of the Divine will.”
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