alarum-bell, 'larum-bell (n.) Old form(s): Alarum Bell, Larum-Bell
warning bell
2H4 III.i.17[King Henry IV alone, as if to sleep] why ... leavest the kingly couch / A watch-case, or a common 'larum-bell?
Mac II.iii.71[Macduff to all] Ring the alarum-bell! Murder and treason!
Mac V.v.51[Macbeth to all] Ring the alarum bell!
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