What does the word herald mean?

Usage examples for herald

  1. A suppressed murmur which ran through the ranks of the majority as he spoke seems to herald coming storms. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  2. " It would be useless," says Mr. Davis in his letter to the " Herald," " to enter into a controversy whether the President may or may not have been influenced in the final determination of the moment for requesting Motley's resignation by the feeling caused by Sumner's personal hostility and abuse of himself." – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009
  3. At about five o'clock the Evening Herald was brought in as usual. – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood