Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a loud coarse voice: as, “bull-voiced St. Huruge,”

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Examples

  • Autocratic and reactionary, bull-voiced and indomitable, Spink commanded respect in journalism and baseball.

    Sound and Fury

  • It was Tulka who pushed to the chief's side and said something which made Foscar roar bull-voiced at his youthful champion.

    The Time Traders

  • He was always there, bull-voiced and scowling, arranging things we wanted done, telling us how much to pay for things, keeping a watchful eye on us all, and reporting to Mother anything he thought she should know. like a great, brown, ugly angel he watched over us as tenderly as though we were slightly weak-minded children.

    My Family and Other Animals

  • When the first frog honks with the bull-voiced trumpet of resurgent spring, the jasmine rings its little hawk-bells, golden harp notes through the forest; and the usurping wistaria assumes the purple, reigning imperial and alone, flaunting its _palidementum_ in a cascade of lilac amid the matrix of the mosses.

    Carolina Chansons Legends of the Low Country

  • She wondered what it was that had drawn them from their work at this time of day; what that big, bull-voiced man was saying to them.

    Judith of Blue Lake Ranch

  • Fourth of May, in the Palais-Royal, a mixed loud-sounding multitude; in the middle of whom, Father Adam, bull-voiced Saint-Huruge, in white hat, towers visible and audible.

    The French Revolution

  • Another Saul among the people we discern: 'Pere Adam, Father Adam,' as the groups name him; to us better known as bull-voiced Marquis Saint-Huruge; hero of the Veto; a man that has had losses, and deserved them.

    The French Revolution

  • At every sporting event there is always at least one bull-voiced, self-confident fan, who knows better than the officials, the team manager and each player how their jobs should be done.

    British Blogs

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