Lutine bell

Lutine bell
n. a bell kept at Lloyd's in London and rung whenever there is an important announcement to be made to the underwriters.
Etymology: HMS Lutine, which sank in 1799, whose bell it was

* * *

/looh"teen/
the salvaged bell from the wrecked British warship Lutine, hung in the insurance office of Lloyd's of London and traditionally rung before announcements of ships overdue or lost at sea.

* * *

Lutine bell /loo-tēnˈ or looˈten bel/
noun
A bell recovered from the frigate Lutine, and rung at Lloyd's of London before certain important announcements

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Lutine bell — /looh teen/ the salvaged bell from the wrecked British warship Lutine, hung in the insurance office of Lloyd s of London and traditionally rung before announcements of ships overdue or lost at sea. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lutine Bell — A bell that hangs in the underwriting room at Lloyd s and is rung for ceremonial occasions and rarely to draw the attention of underwriters to an important announcement. It was formerly rung once if a ship sank and twice for good news. It was… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Lutine bell — /lutin ˈbɛl/ (say loohteen bel) noun the ship s bell of the vessel Lutine ; now kept at Lloyd s and always rung before an important announcement, as of the loss of a vessel …  

  • (the) Lutine bell — the Lutine bell [the Lutine bell] noun [sing] a bell kept at ↑Lloyd s of London which is rung when important announcements are made. In former times it was rung to announce good or bad news for the company, such as the loss of a ship ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lutine — may refer to:* HMS Lutine (1779) – a frigate of the Royal Navy, formerly of the French navy * Lutine Bell – ship s bell of HMS Lutine, preserved at Lloyd s of London * Lutine – a female imp in French folklore, variation of Lutin . * Lutein – a… …   Wikipedia

  • Bell (instrument) — See also: Tubular bell For the part of a wind instrument, see Wind instrument#Parts. Bell Parts of a typical bell: 1. yoke, 2. crown, 3. head, 4. shoulder, 5. waist …   Wikipedia

  • HMS Lutine (1779) — The Lutine was a Magicienne class frigate of the French Navy, launched in 1779, captured by the Royal Navy, recommissioned as HMS Lutine , and lost in 1799. The Lutine Bell from the ship is preserved at Lloyd s of London. Lutine was originally a… …   Wikipedia

  • Лутины колокол — (Lutine Bell)Lutine Bell, колокол с французского фрегата Лутина, затонувшего в 1799г. Корабль вез много монет и золотых слитков, был застрахован на 1, 5 млн. ф. ст., и убытки пали на страховщиков, бывш. членами страховой компании Ллойда в Лондоне …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • Колокол Лутина — (от англ. Lutine Bell[1], [[:Media:[1]|произношение]] ([[:Файл:[2]|инф.]])), в некоторых изданиях Лютина[2], Лутины[3]) выражение из ист …   Википедия

  • Lloyd's of London — Not to be confused with Lloyds TSB or Lloyd s Register. Lloyd s redirects here. For other uses, see Lloyd This article is about the insurance market. For the film, see Lloyd s of London (film). Lloyd s Type Ins …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”