Some say that it comes from the Tartar word "birintch" which means "town-crier."
The town-crier had evidently ceased to read the proclamation.
We presume they were read after the town-crier fashion of later days.
The Count's whiskers are white with the flour just flung at him by the town-crier.
After a while, the constable got a deputy to whom he made over his business of town-crier.
But it was only a town-crier beating his drum to call the people together.
But I have gone too far astray for the town-crier to call me back.
Shall we tell it to one person, and let him be the town-crier?
In the evening the town-crier went to and fro announcing the opening of the ball.
"So not a word to my missus, nor yet to the town-crier," said he.