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as in:  announced by herald & trumpet

The king’s herald announced it this morning.
  a person who announces important news — especially a king’s representative
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herald heralds
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  • The king’s herald announced it this morning.
  • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • Then the herald loudly proclaimed, "This is what you are commanded to do, O peoples, nations and men of every language:"
    Daniel 3:3-4 (NIV)
  • Then one advanced singly, and apparently more in the character of a herald than of an assailant.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie

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  • And of this gospel I was appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher.
    2 Timothy 1:11 (NIV)
  • Enter a Herald with a proclamation; people following.
    Shakespeare  --  Othello
  • herald, read the accusation!’ said the King.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • Enter a herald.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • Then Aragorn set trumpeters at each of the four roads that ran into the ring of trees, and they blew a great fanfare, and the heralds cried aloud...
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • your fame needs no heralds milord
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road

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  • "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing" came next, and led into the nativity scene.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
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