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- n. Plural form of trumpet.
- n. A plant (Sarracenia flava) with long, hollow leaves.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of trumpet.
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- n.pl. A plant (Sarracenia flava) with long, hollow leaves.
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- n. pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids
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We definitely don't need no stinkin 'trumpets, says Declan Burke, about his book The Big O (or "the embiggened O", the mind boggles).
The sound that precipitates this exclamation is not that of the birds singing "a joyous song" (19) nor the "tabor's sound" (20) of which the poet also takes note, but rather the cataracts, which "blow their trumpets from the steep"
What he hears, what he responds to with such joy, is the cataracts, which "blow their trumpets from the steep."
The methods were another thing; when the tin trumpets were blown and brandished, we had to use the same loud methods and call in the police.
Above the cannon and rifles the music of the calling trumpets sounded.
Daffodils with the largest coronas, or cups, are called trumpets.
I hear their drum in the desert, and the voice of their trumpets is like the wind of eve, but a decree hath gone forth, and it says, that a mortal shall be more precious than fine gold, yea, a man than the rich ore of Ophir.
In addition to the blog entry's reductionist view of why Disney's traditional animation unit shut down, the entry's title trumpets:
In more than a hundred places, the assault was urged, and the defence was sustained; till the superiority of ground and numbers finally prevailed, and the Latin trumpets sounded a retreat.
Mr. Levine is instructing orchestra and singers with comments like "please be sure during this passage that it gets softer and softer" and "the trumpets are a little harsh."