Part of speech: noun

A tower, or that part of a tower in which a bell is hung.

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Usage examples "belfry":

  1. Here was a tiny and inconspicuous church, with a small stone belfry; and then the road pushed on, to die away among the fields. - "At Large", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. Two sat by the fire and smoked in a room in the belfry below. - "Old Plymouth Trails", Winthrop Packard.
  3. For, after all, admittin' the state of his belfry, I don't know that many of us has so much on Alvin, at that. - "Shorty McCabe on the Job", Sewell Ford.