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herald
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King Lear
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as in: announced by herald & trumpet Define
a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
  • Enter a herald.

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  • The king’s herald announced it this morning.
  • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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unspecified meaning
  • When time shall serve, let but the herald cry, And I’ll appear again.
  • A herald, ho, a herald!

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  • A herald, ho, a herald!
  • A herald, ho!
  • ] Come hither, herald.

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as in: heralds the coming of... Define
a sign that something will happen -- especially something important and good or: announce or welcome -- especially with enthusiasm
as in: announced by herald & trumpet Define
a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
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