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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crier  \Cri"er\  (kr?"?r),  n.  [Cf.  F.  crieur.  See  {Cry}.] 
  One  who  cries;  one  who  makes  proclamation.  Specifically,  an 
  officer  who  proclaims  the  orders  or  directions  of  a  court,  or 
  who  gives  public  notice  by  loud  proclamation;  as  a 
  town-crier. 
 
  He  openeth  his  mouth  like  a  crier.  --Ecclus.  xx 
  15. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crier 
  n  1:  a  person  who  weeps  [syn:  {weeper}] 
  2:  (formerly)  an  official  who  made  public  announcements  [syn:  {town 
  crier}] 
  3:  a  shouter  who  advertises  the  goods  they  sell 




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