What is another word for knell?

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[ nˈɛl], [ nˈɛl], [ n_ˈɛ_l]

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    How to use "Knell" in context?

    The word "knell" is derived from Middle English, from Anglo-Norman knelge, from Latin Capella. It originally denoted an alarm clock, a bell used to summon people to church, and later a mill-stone used to produce flour. The modern meaning of the word is now associated with a tower or spire used to summon people to devotions, especially religious services, specifically a bell tower in a church.

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    Homophones for Knell:

    • Nelle, Nel, Nell.

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