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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.
Contemporary Examples

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Portugal’s Kings of Pastry Molly Hannon April 4, 2011

Historical Examples

The Blood of the Arena Vicente Blasco Ibez
The Scapegoat Hall Caine
The Confessions of a Poacher Anonymous
The Strolling Saint Raphael Sabatini
Redskin and Cow-Boy G. A. (George Alfred) Henty

(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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