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You say, "My personal experience push me to say : for bells, but bells don't occupy the whole tower." They do not have to occupy the whole tower, but for maximum effect, they have to be hung quite high - which means that you need the rest of the tower to give height to the bell chamber and - at least in the English tradition - to give enough space for ...


According to Conan Doyle in his well-researched novel The White Company, the term for such a person is coquillart. I've not come across it elsewhere, however, nor found any other term for such a person.

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