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Carillons

in France, are chimes or tunes played on bells; but in England the suites of bells that play the tunes. Our word carol approaches the French meaning nearer than our own. The best chimes in the world are those in Les Halles, at Bruges.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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