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Alarʹum Bell

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In feudal times a ʹlarum bell was rung in the castle in times of danger to summon the retainers to arms. A variant of alarm (q.v.).

“Awake! awake!


Ring the alarum bell! Murder and treason”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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