The bell is inseparably tied to time. This dream poses a question about what hour has just been tolled.
Hearing a bell ringing means that something new is happening.
The sound of the bell is often thought to be the sound of a “heavenly message.” “Wanting to hang something on the great bell” means that you either have arrogantly exaggerated about something because of your craving for admiration, or you need to make something known that you rather would hide.
Since the beginning of the 15th century, bells have been a symbol for the Fool and, at the same time, for Vanity.... Little Giant Encyclopedia