1599, in the meaning defined at transitive sense
Latin vociferatus, past participle of vociferari, from voc-, vox voice + ferre to bear — more at voice, bear
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“Vociferate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vociferate. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.
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