What does the word trumpet mean?

Usage examples for trumpet

  1. Thank you for the news of our authors, it is as 'the sound of a trumpet afar off, ' and I am like the war- horse. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  2. Dearest in heaven, How well discerned and welcome to my soul From that dim distance doth thine utterance fly In tones as of Tyrrhenian trumpet clang! – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  3. Rudyard had blown his friend's trumpet wherever men would listen to him; had proclaimed Stafford as the coming man: and this was what he had done to Rudyard! – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker