town crier

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Origin of town crier

First recorded in 1595–1605 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for town crier

announcer, bellman, crier, proclaimer, stentor

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British Dictionary definitions for town crier

town crier

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