Meaning of belfry


Pronunciation: (bel'frē), [key]
— pl. -fries.
  1. a bell tower, either attached to a church or other building or standing apart.
  2. the part of a steeple or other structure in which a bell is hung.
  3. a frame of timberwork that holds or encloses a bell.
  4. head; mind: a belfry full of curious notions.
  5. See (def. 3).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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