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Bell

Signal on a stock exchange to indicate the open and close of trading.

Bell

A traditional bell that is rung to signify the beginning or the end of a trading day. The bell on the New York Stock Exchange is one of the more famous examples. As an increasing number of securities exchanges do most or all of their trading online, a bell has become a symbol or informal term for the beginning or the end of a trading day, rather than a description of a real bell.

bell

The device that sounds to mark the open and close of each trading day on an organized securities exchange.
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Of course, as Bock argues, Charlotte Bronte's original audience, unfamiliar with the identity of Currer Bell, would not have seen her novels as autobiographical in the way that readers familiar with Gaskell's biography of Bronte are likely to do.
Why not Miss Currer Bell as well as Miss Shirley Keeldar?
Charlotte Bronte published her works under the name Currer Bell.