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bellows

verb
present tense third-person singular of bellow

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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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bellows

noun
plural of bellow

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

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“Bellows.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bellows. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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