hell's bells = "hell-for-leather"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sat Sep 22 18:02:19 UTC 2007

This sense not in OED:

  1921 Ardern Beaman _The Squadroon_ (London: John Lane) 69: They gallop hell's bells from one situation to another...and they come home to lunch as hungry as hawks.


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