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herald
used in King Lear

6 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
announced by herald & trumpet
Definition
a person who announces important news — especially a king's representative
  • Enter a herald.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (36% in)
herald = a person whose job is to announce important news
There are no more uses of "herald" flagged with this meaning in King Lear.

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?  —5 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • When time shall serve, let but the herald cry, And I'll appear again.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Camp of the British Forces near Dover (72% in)
  • A herald, ho!
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (34% in)
  • A herald, ho, a herald!
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (34% in)
  • A herald, ho, a herald!
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (34% in)
  • ] Come hither, herald.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (36% in)

There are no more uses of "herald" in King Lear.

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