tocsin

Definitions of tocsin
  1. noun
    the sound of an alarm (usually a bell)
    synonyms: alarm bell
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    type of:
    alarm, alarum, alert, warning signal
    an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
  2. noun
    a bell used to sound an alarm
    synonyms: warning bell
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    type of:
    bell
    a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
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