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Blare (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blared (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Blaring.] [OE. blaren, bloren, to cry, woop; cf. G. plarren to bleat, D. blaren to bleat, cry, weep. Prob. an imitative word, but cf. also E. blast. Cf. Blore.]

To sound loudly and somewhat harshly.

"The trumpet blared."



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Blare, v. t.

To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly.

To blare its own interpretation. Tennyson.


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Blare, n.

The harsh noise of a trumpet; a loud and somewhat harsh noise, like the blast of a trumpet; a roar or bellowing.

With blare of bugle, clamor of men. Tennyson.

His ears are stunned with the thunder's blare. J. R. Drake.


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