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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An official announcer. A sign that something is soon going to happen.

Usage examples (34)
  • Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
  • The chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • Then I called the herald, and said, "Sound for the fire."
  • Alcinous called a herald, and bade him go and fetch the harper. for more
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