mass bell

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sanctus bell

A bell hung in an exterior turret or a bell cot over or near the chancel arch, which was rung to fix the attention of those not in the church to the service of the mass.
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The start will be marked by the firing of flares from Princes Street Gardens - one every three seconds to signify a child's life - and ended with mass bell ringing by the churches in Edinburgh.