crier definition

  • noun:
    • one which cries, especially:
    • the state who declares the purchases of a court of legislation.
    • A town crier.
    • A hawker.
    • a person who cries.
    • An officer just who proclaims the instructions or directions of a court, or who offers general public notice by noisy proclamation, like a town crier.
    • a person who cries; one that tends to make proclamation.
    • person who cries; one that makes an outcry or utters a public proclamation.
    • Specifically— An officer whose duty would be to proclaim the sales or instructions of a court, declare the orifice or adjournment associated with courtroom, protect order, etc.
    • person who tends to make community proclamation of sales, strays, lost items, etc.; a town crier; an auctioneer.
    • (previously) the official whom made community announcements
    • somebody who weeps
    • a peddler whom shouts to promote items he sells

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