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town crier

noun
1.
(formerly) a person employed by a town to make public announcements or proclamations, usually by shouting in the streets.
Origin of town crier
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605
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town crier

noun
1.
(formerly) a person employed by a town to make public announcements in the streets
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