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trumpet

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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trum=pet
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49 in 48 verses (in OT : 31 in 31 verses) (in NT : 18 in 17 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

trumpetn. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See Trump a trumpet.].
  •  A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved (once or twice) into a convenient shape, and ending in a bell. Its scale in the lower octaves is limited to the first natural harmonics; but there are modern trumpets capable, by means of valves or pistons, of producing every tone within their compass, although at the expense of the true ringing quality of tone.  [1913 Webster]
    "The trumpet's loud clangor
    Excites us to arms.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A trumpeter.  Clarendon.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who praises, or propagates praise, or is the instrument of propagating it.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "That great politician was pleased to have the greatest wit of those times . . . to be the trumpet of his praises."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A funnel, or short, fiaring pipe, used as a guide or conductor, as for yarn in a knitting machine.  [1913 Webster]
Ear trumpet. See under Ear. -- Sea trumpet (Bot.), a great seaweed (Ecklonia buccinalis) of the Southern Ocean. It has a long, hollow stem, enlarging upwards, which may be made into a kind of trumpet, and is used for many purposes. -- Speaking trumpet, an instrument for conveying articulate sounds with increased force. -- Trumpet animalcule (Zoöl.), any infusorian belonging to Stentor and allied genera, in which the body is trumpet-shaped. See Stentor. -- Trumpet ash (Bot.), the trumpet creeper. [Eng.] -- Trumpet conch (Zoöl.), a trumpet shell, or triton. -- Trumpet creeper (Bot.), an American climbing plant (Tecoma radicans) bearing clusters of large red trumpet-shaped flowers; -- called also trumpet flower, and in England trumpet ash. -- Trumpet fish. (Zoöl.) (a) The bellows fish. (b) The fistularia. -- Trumpet flower. (Bot.) (a) The trumpet creeper; also, its blossom. (b) The trumpet honeysuckle. (c) A West Indian name for several plants with trumpet-shaped flowers. -- Trumpet fly (Zoöl.), a botfly. -- Trumpet honeysuckle (Bot.), a twining plant (Lonicera sempervirens) with red and yellow trumpet-shaped flowers; -- called also trumpet flower. -- Trumpet leaf (Bot.), a name of several plants of the genus Sarracenia. -- Trumpet major (Mil.), the chief trumpeter of a band or regiment. -- Trumpet marine (Mus.), a monochord, having a thick string, sounded with a bow, and stopped with the thumb so as to produce the harmonic tones; -- said to be the oldest bowed instrument known, and in form the archetype of all others. It probably owes its name to “its external resemblance to the large speaking trumpet used on board Italian vessels, which is of the same length and tapering shape.” Grove. -- Trumpet shell (Zoöl.), any species of large marine univalve shells belonging to Triton and allied genera. See Triton, 2. -- Trumpet tree. (Bot.) See Trumpetwood.
trumpetv. t. [Cf. F. trompeter.].
     To publish by, or as by, sound of trumpet; to noise abroad; to proclaim; as, to trumpet good tidings.  [1913 Webster]
    "They did nothing but publish and trumpet all the reproaches they could devise against the Irish."  [1913 Webster]
trumpetv. i. 
     To sound loudly, or with a tone like a trumpet; to utter a trumplike cry.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trumpet, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a tubular or conical brass instrument with a flared bell and a bright penetrating tone. b its player. c an organ stop with a quality resembling a trumpet.
2 a the tubular corona of a daffodil etc. b a trumpet-shaped thing (ear-trumpet).
3 a sound of or like a trumpet.
--v. (trumpeted, trumpeting)
1 intr. a blow a trumpet. b (of an enraged elephant etc.) make a loud sound as of a trumpet.
2 tr. proclaim loudly (a person's or thing's merit).

Idiom
trumpet-call an urgent summons to action. trumpet major the chief trumpeter of a cavalry regiment.
Derivative
trumpetless adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF trompette dimin. (as TRUMP(2))

THESAURUS

trumpet

English horn, adulate, advertise, air, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, apotheosize, bagpipe, ballad horn, ballyhoo, baritone, bark, bass horn, bassoon, bawl, bay, beep, belaud, bell, bellow, bepraise, blare, blare forth, blast, blat, blaze, blaze abroad, blazon, blazon about, blazon forth, bless, block flute, blow, blow a horn, blow the horn, blow up, blubber, boast of, bombard, boom, bourdon, brag about, brandish, brass choir, brass wind, brass-wind instrument, brasses, bray, breathe, bugle, bugle horn, buzz, cackle, carillon, celebrate, cello, chant, chirp, claribel, clarinet, clarion, concert flute, coo, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, corno di caccia, cornopean, cromorna, crow, cry, cry out, cry up, cymbel, dangle, declaim, deify, demonstrate, diapason, display, doodle, double-bell euphonium, double-tongue, drawl, dulciana, emblazon, eulogize, euphonium, exalt, exclaim, exhibit, extol, fanfare, fife, flash, flatter, flaunt, flourish, flourish of trumpets, flute, flute stop, foundation stop, fourniture, gamba, gasp, gedeckt, gemshorn, glorify, growl, grunt, harmonic flute, helicon, herald, herald abroad, hero-worship, hiss, hold up, honk, horn, hunting horn, hybrid stop, idolize, keen, key trumpet, koppel flute, larigot, laud, lilt, lionize, lip, lituus, lur, magnify, make much of, manifest, mellophone, melodia, mixture, mumble, murmur, mutation stop, mutter, nazard, oboe, octave, ophicleide, orchestral horn, organ stop, overpraise, panegyrize, pant, parade, pay tribute, peal, piccolo, pipe, plein jeu, pocket trumpet, porter aux nues, posaune, post horn, praise, principal, proclaim, promulgate, puff, puff up, put forth, put forward, quint, quintaten, rank, ranket, reed stop, register, roar, rohr flute, rumble, sackbut, salute, saxhorn, saxtuba, scream, screech, serpent, sesquialtera, shawm, shout, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, slide trombone, sliphorn, snap, snarl, snort, sob, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, sousaphone, spitz flute, sport, squall, squawk, squeal, stop, stopped diapason, stopped flute, string diapason, string stop, tantara, tantarara, taps, tarantara, tattoo, tenor tuba, thunder, thunder forth, tierce, tongue, toot, tootle, tremolo, triple-tongue, tromba, trombone, trumpet blast, trumpet call, trumpet forth, tuba, twang, tweedle, twelfth, unda maris, valve trombone, valve trumpet, vaunt, vibrato, viola, voix celeste, vox angelica, vox humana, wail, warble, wave, whine, whisper, whistle, wind, wind the horn, yap, yawp, yell, yelp

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trumpet

Warfare

N warfare, fighting, hostilities, war, arms, the sword, Mars, Bellona, grim visaged war, horrida bella, bloodshed, appeal to arms, appeal to the sword, ordeal of battle, wager of battle, ultima ratio regum, arbitrament of the sword, battle array, campaign, crusade, expedition, operations, mobilization, state of siege, battlefield, theater of operations, warpath, art of war, tactics, strategy, castrametation, generalship, soldiership, logistics, military evolutions, ballistics, gunnery, chivalry, gunpowder, shot, battle, tug of war, service, campaigning, active service, tented field, kriegspiel, Kriegsspiel, fire cross, trumpet, clarion, bugle, pibroch, slogan, war-cry, war-whoop, battle cry, beat of drum, rappel, tom-tom, calumet of war, word of command, password, watchword, passage d-armes, war to the death, war to the knife, guerre a mort, guerre a outrance, open war, internecine war, civil war, contending, contentious, armed, armed to the teeth, armed cap-a-pie, sword in hand, in arms, under arms, up in arms, at war with, bristling with arms, in battle array, in open arms, in the field, embattled, battled, unpacific, unpeaceful, belligerent, combative, armigerous, bellicose, martial, warlike, military, militant, soldier-like, soldierly, chivalrous, strategical, internecine, flagrante bello, in the thick of the fray, in the cannon's mouth, at the sword's point, at the point of the bayonet, Int, vae victis!, to arms!, to your tents O Israel!, the battle rages, a la guerre comme a la guerre, bis peccare in bello non licet, jus gladii, my voice is still for war, 'tis well that war is so terrible, otherwise we might grow fond of it, my sentence is for open war, pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war, the cannons have their bowels full of wrath, the cannons aspit forth their iron indignation, the fire-eyed maid of smoky war, silent leges inter arma, si vis pacem para bellum.

Boasting

VB boast, make a boast of, brag, vaunt, Puff, show off, flourish, crake, crack, trumpet, strut, swagger, vapor, blague, blow, four-flush, bluff, exult, crow, crow over, neigh, chuckle, triumph, throw up one's cap, talk big, se faire valoir, faire claquer son fouet, take merit to oneself, make a merit of, sing Io triumphe, holloa before one is out of the wood.

Musical Instruments

N musical instruments, band, string-band, brass-band, orchestra, orchestrina, monochord, polychord, harp, lyre, lute, archlute, mandola, mandolin, mandoline, guitar, zither, cither, cithern, gittern, rebeck, bandurria, bandura, banjo, bina, vina, xanorphica, viol, violin, fiddle, kit, viola, viola d'amore, viola di gamba, tenor, cremona, violoncello, bass, bass viol, base viol, theorbo, double base, contrabasso, violone, psaltery, bow, fiddlestick, piano, pianoforte, harpsichord, clavichord, clarichord, manichord, clavier, spinet, virginals, dulcimer, hurdy-gurdy, vielle, pianino, Eolian harp, organ, harmonium, harmoniphon, American organ, barrel organ, hand organ, accordion, seraphina, concertina, humming top, flute, fife, piccolo, flageolet, clarinet, claronet, basset horn, corno di bassetto, oboe, hautboy, cor Anglais, corno Inglese, bassoon, double bassoon, contrafagotto, serpent, bass clarinet, bagpipes, union pipes, musette, ocarina, Pandean pipes, reed instrument, sirene, pipe, pitch-pipe, sourdet, whistle, catcall, doodlesack, harmoniphone, horn, bugle, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, cornopean, clarion, trumpet, trombone, ophicleide, French horn, saxophone, sax, buglehorn, saxhorn, flugelhorn, althorn, helicanhorn, posthorn, sackbut, euphonium, bombardon tuba, cymbal, bell, gong, tambour, tambourine, tamborine, drum, tom-tom, tabor, tabret, tabourine, taborin, side drum, kettle drum, timpani, tympani, tymbal, timbrel, castanet, bones, musical glasses, musical stones, harmonica, sounding-board, rattle, tam-tam, zambomba, reed, tuning fork, triangle, Jew's harp, musical box, harmonicon, xylophone, sordine, sordet, sourdine, sourdet, mute, (iv) PERCEPTION OF SOUND.


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