Definition of "town-crier" [town•-cri•er]

  • A town officer who makes proclamations to the people; the public crier of a town. (noun)

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Use "town-crier" in a sentence
  • "Look in the next page, and you will see the ferocious, bacon-devouring ruffian of a miller is actually causing this garment to be carried through the village and cried by the town-crier."
  • "But her secret had been published, as it were, by the town-crier in the High Street!"
  • "The bellman was both town-crier and night-watchman."