bellman

Part of speech: noun

A town crier.

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Usage examples "bellman":

  1. On his arrival in Newcastle they sent the bellman through the town inviting every one to make complaints. - "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718", Wallace Notestein.
  2. Is it not settled that I am to be Mrs Captain Bellman? - "Lady Maude's Mania", George Manville Fenn.
  3. One of the great days in Sweden, or at least in Stockholm, is the celebration, on the 26th of July, of the anniversary of the birth, more than a century and a half ago, of the national poet Bellman. - "Norwegian Life", Ethlyn T. Clough.