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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 peal /ˈpi(ə)l/
 隆隆聲,編鐘響亮的鐘聲(vt.)使大聲鳴響(vi.)隆隆地響

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peal, v. t.
 1. To utter or give forth loudly; to cause to give out loud sounds; to noise abroad.
 The warrior's name,
 Though pealed and chimed on all the tongues of fame.   --J. Barlow.
 2. To assail with noise or loud sounds.
    Nor was his ear less pealed.   --Milton.
 3. To pour out. [Prov. Eng.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peal, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pealed p. pr. & vb. n. Pealing.]
 1. To utter or give out loud sounds.
    There let the pealing organ blow.   --Milton.
 2. To resound; to echo.
 And the whole air pealed
 With the cheers of our men.   --Longfellow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peal n.  Zool. A small salmon; a grilse; a sewin. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peal, v. i. To appeal. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Peal, n.
 1. A loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, of a multitude, etc. “A fair peal of artillery.”
    Whether those peals of praise be his or no.   --Shak.
    And a deep thunder, peal on peal, afar.   --Byron.
 2. A set of bells tuned to each other according to the diatonic scale; also, the changes rung on a set of bells.
 To ring a peal. See under Ring.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 peal
      n : a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) [syn:
          pealing, roll, rolling]
      v 1: ring recurrently; "bells were pealing"
      2: sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang" [syn: ring]