Friday, April 06, 2007
Definitions for clarion
- A kind of trumpet having a clear and shrill note.
- The sound of this instrument or a sound similar to it.
- Sounding like the clarion; loud and clear.
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Citations for clarion
His voice and laugh, which perpetually re-echoed through the Custom-House, had nothing of the tremulous quaver and cackle of an old man's utterance; they came strutting out of his lungs, like the crow of a cock, or the blast of a clarion.
Their voices were different; my grandfather's was high and clarion, Freddie's bass was rough, my father's baritone was mellow and expressive, but they blended so naturally that together they sounded like one being.