The harsh sound of a trumpet a loud and notably harsh sound like the stream of a trumpet a-roar or bellowing
- To sound loudly and significantly harshly
- To cause to seem like the blare of a trumpet to proclaim loudly
- make a noisy noise
- a loud harsh or strident sound
- make a strident sound
- To sound loudly and somewhat harshly.
- To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly.
- The harsh sound of a trumpet; a loud and notably harsh sound, such as the stream of a trumpet; a roar or bellowing.
late 14c., bleren "to wail," perhaps from an unrecorded Old English *bl
(v. i.) To appear loudly and notably harshly.
- (v. t.) Resulting in to appear to be the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly.
- (n.) The harsh noise of a trumpet; a loud and notably harsh noise, like the stream of a trumpet; a roar or bellowing.
Out the libation amidst the blare of trumpets, and the singers lifted up their voice and all the people fell prostrate in prayer till he descended and raised his hands in blessing, the slaves of the Greek or the Persian forgot for a moment their bondage and knew that the day of their redemption was near (Ecclus.