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town crier

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Definition of town crier in English:

noun

historical
A person employed to make public announcements in the streets or marketplace of a town.
Example sentences
  • Yet over a four-year period, Watson was employed as a town crier, children's entertainer, and as a toastmaster.
  • The town crier had just announced midnight a few minutes before.
  • The Tartan Day celebrations began with a town crier walking down Sixth Avenue from 45th Street announcing the beginning of the parade.

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