battle cry

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Though the title sounds like the social distancing battle cry at a family reunion packed with unvaxxed cousins, this is a warm, goofy musical set in Minnesota, dontyaknow? oregonlive, 23 Mar. 2022 Queen Bey's high-energy anthem is a crowd-pleaser and a battle cry at the same time. Harper's BAZAAR, 17 Mar. 2022 Many of the artists who could take up his battle cry — elder statesmen of rock with large enough catalogues to hurt the streaming service — no longer own their own music. Washington Post, 29 Dec. 2021 At the end of each 60-second pitch came a Spartacus-like battle cry with the company name. Steven Levy, Wired, 21 Dec. 2021 That slogan, prosecutors said, was the battle cry of Captain Moroni. Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic, 15 Jan. 2022 As workers across the country continue to advocate for labor reform, progressive Democrats appear to be increasingly using the issue as a battle cry for the 2022 midterm elections. Rick Klein, ABC News, 15 Dec. 2021 Emboldened, Newhouse cleared the wall and made that moment her personal battle cry. Jane Hanson, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2021 Time after time, 41,000 fans, most of them white, will rise and wave their arms in a chopping motion while whooping a faux Native battle cry. Kurt Streeter, New York Times, 29 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of battle cry

1814, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of battle cry was in 1814

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3 Apr 2022

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“Battle cry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/battle%20cry. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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