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The crier of the court, a young negro, made his announcements.

The Crier gave one line three times, and broke down as often.

The judge took his seat on the bench, and the crier opened the court.

He looked at the crier, dumb for a minute, and then called him back quickly.

Upon this the crier turned to the girl, and asked her what she had to say to the matter.

It was adopted, and the crier once more summoned the young chief by name.

In France they anciently had the bell and the crier (the Roman præco).

The clerk of the assize, the crier, and others, also had their fees on the occasion.

The crier rose and hastened to the entrance of the palisadoed camp.

The crier came up from where he was watching and handed the lighted pipe.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c. as a surname; as an officer of the courts, late 13c., agent noun from cry (v.); town crier sense is late 14c.

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