how to pronounce belfry


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belfry is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of belfry


  1. A movable tower used in sieges.
  2. An alarm-tower; a watchtower containing an alarm-bell.
  3. A tower or steeple specifically for containing bells, especially as part of a church.
  4. A part of a large tower or steeple, specifically for containing bells.
  5. A shed.

belfry frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word belfry occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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