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to emit a hollow, loud, animal cry, as a bull or cow.
to roar; bawl:
bellowing with rage.
to utter in a loud deep voice:
He bellowed his command across the room.
an act or sound of bellowing.
Saul, 1915–2005, U.S. novelist, born in Canada: Nobel Prize in Literature 1976.
Contemporary Examples

How Will Hitchens Be Remembered? Jason Cowley December 15, 2011
My Conversation with John Updike Barbara Probst Solomon January 28, 2009
My Conversation with John Updike Barbara Probst Solomon January 28, 2009
Saul Bellow’s Masterpiece ‘Herzog’ Turns 50 In Great Form Nicolaus Mills April 2, 2014
Pulp Fiction, With a Poet’s Touch Taylor Antrim April 28, 2009

Historical Examples

The Moon Colony William Dixon Bell
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930 Various
Kings in Exile Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
Project Mastodon Clifford Donald Simak
Donahoe’s Magazine, Vol. XV, No. 4, April, 1886 Various

(intransitive) to make a loud deep raucous cry like that of a bull; roar
to shout (something) unrestrainedly, as in anger or pain; bawl
the characteristic noise of a bull
a loud deep sound, as of pain or anger
Saul. 1915–2005, US novelist, born in Canada. His works include Dangling Man (1944), The Adventures of Angie March (1954), Herzog (1964), Humboldt’s Gift (1975), The Dean’s December (1981), and Ravelstein (2000): Nobel prize for literature 1976


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