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n. - Large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry; (formal) a person who announces important news;

Usage examples (30)
  • There's a reason why they are called trumpeter swans.
  • The ducks were not thought of -- the trumpeter was to be the game.
  • Our trumpeter was a Frenchman, at this time ill in bed; yet he blew his trumpet till he could sound no more, and so died.
  • Wherefore to this advice they agreed, and called a trumpeter, put words into his mouth, set him his time, and bid him God-speed. for more
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