get (one's) bell rung

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get (one's) bell rung

To receive a violent blow or injury, especially to the head and as might stun, concuss, or incapacitate. Sean got his bell rung by some guy in the bar last night after insulting his girlfriend. No wonder you keep getting your bell rung with the way you hassle people.
See also: bell, get, rung
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Perkins missed most of the first half after getting his bell rung, and the Red Raiders sorely missed his presence.