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- n. Archaic form of crier.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The female of the hawk; a falcon-gentil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as crier.
- n. The female or young of the goshawk, Astur palumbarius, called falcon-gentle.
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And returning with him, among others, Lawton Smalls, the best comedic "cryer" since SCTV's Johnny LaRue (John Candy) back when Johnny was begging station owner Guy Cabellero not to make him go out into the snowy cold to host the latest installment of Street Beef.
What one cannot know until one lives in the Chiapas Highlands around San Cristóbal is that most news is still delivered on morning radio programs as in the old town cryer days.
"I'm a really loud cryer," confesses a disarmingly emotional Bradley Cooper, repeatedly choking up as he sits across from mentor/dean James Lipton on Inside the Actors Studio, the first alum from the school to return in the hot seat.
Still, since Mr. Ellis is a "a big cryer," watching the movie, "I teared up a couple times, but there were more times I was biting my lip trying not to laugh," he said.
WILLIS (voice-over): Victor has an ear on every cryer.
Fox, right wing cryer and conspiracy nut club, that would be more appropriate!
KRUPA: When something goes horribly wrong, I ` m a cryer, so ...
Not far from the cryer, stood Ascyltos, clad with a coat of many colours; who, to incourage any discoverer, held the reward in a silver charger before him.
While Eumolpus was thus ingag'd with Bargates, the cryer of the town, and some other officer, attended with a great concourse of people, entred the inn; and, shaking a smoaky rather than lighted torch he carried, mouths out this; viz. NOT LONG AGO, RUN AWAY FROM THE BATH, A VERY PRETTY BOY, WITH CURL'D
They felt secure in their eerie home, though the camp-cryer frequently passed, shouting: "Do not let your ponies wander down the canon and make trails for the Yellow-Eyes to see."