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bellow

verb

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1 to make a long loud deep noise or cry
  • the cow bellowed for her calf

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2 to speak so as to be heard at a distance
  • a drill instructor bellowing orders at new recruits during basic training

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bellow

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The first known use of bellow was before the 12th century

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“Bellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bellow. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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