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    Definition:
    Trump - (n.) A wind instrument of music; a trumpet, or sound of a trumpet; -- used chiefly in Scripture and poetry.
    Trump - (v. i.) To blow a trumpet.
    Trump - (n.) A winning card; one of a particular suit (usually determined by chance for each deal) any card of which takes any card of the other suits.
    Trump - (n.) An old game with cards, nearly the same as whist; -- called also ruff.
    Trump - (n.) A good fellow; an excellent person.
    Trump - (v. i.) To play a trump card when one of another suit has been led.
    Trump - (v. t.) To play a trump card upon; to take with a trump card; as, she trumped the first trick.
    Trump - (v. t.) To trick, or impose on; to deceive.
    Trump - (v. t.) To impose unfairly; to palm off.
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    Sea trumpet - () A great blackish seaweed of the Southern Ocean, having a hollow and expanding stem and a pinnate frond, sometimes twenty feet long.
    Sea trumpet - () Any large marine univalve shell of the genus Triton. See Triton.
    Strumpet - (n.) A prostitute; a harlot.
    Strumpet - (a.) Of or pertaining to a strumpet; characteristic of a strumpet.
    Strumpet - (v. t.) To debauch.
    Strumpet - (v. t.) To dishonor with the reputation of being a strumpet; hence, to belie; to slander.
    Trumped - (imp. & p. p.) of Trump
    Trumping - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Trump
    Trumpery - (n.) Deceit; fraud.
    Trumpery - (n.) Something serving to deceive by false show or pretense; falsehood; deceit; worthless but showy matter; hence, things worn out and of no value; rubbish.
    Trumpery - (a.) Worthless or deceptive in character.
    Trumpet - (n.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved (once or twice) into a convenient shape, and ending in a bell. Its scale in the lower octaves is limited to the first natural harmonics; but there are modern trumpets capable, by means of valves or pistons, of producing every tone within their compass, although at the expense of the true ringing quality of tone.
    Trumpet - (n.) A trumpeter.
    Trumpet - (n.) One who praises, or propagates praise, or is the instrument of propagating it.
    Trumpet - (n.) A funnel, or short, fiaring pipe, used as a guide or conductor, as for yarn in a knitting machine.
    Trumpeted - (imp. & p. p.) of Trumpet
    Trumpeting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Trumpet
    Trumpet - (v. t.) To publish by, or as by, sound of trumpet; to noise abroad; to proclaim; as, to trumpet good tidings.
    Trumpet - (v. i.) To sound loudly, or with a tone like a trumpet; to utter a trumplike cry.
    Trumpeter - (n.) One who sounds a trumpet.
    Trumpeter - (n.) One who proclaims, publishes, or denounces.
    Trumpeter - (n.) Any one of several species of long-legged South American birds of the genus Psophia, especially P. crepitans, which is abundant, and often domesticated and kept with other poultry by the natives. They are allied to the cranes. So called from their loud cry. Called also agami, and yakamik.
    Trumpeter - (n.) A variety of the domestic pigeon.
    Trumpeter - (n.) An American swan (Olor buccinator) which has a very loud note.
    Trumpeter - (n.) A large edible fish (Latris hecateia) of the family Cirrhitidae, native of Tasmania and New Zealand. It sometimes weighs as much as fifty or sixty pounds, and is highly esteemed as a food fish.
    Trumpeting - (n.) A channel cut behind the brick lining of a shaft.
    Trumpets - (n. pl.) A plant (Sarracenia flava) with long, hollow leaves.
    Trumpet-shaped - (a.) Tubular with one end dilated, as the flower of the trumpet creeper.
    Trumpet-tongued - (a.) Having a powerful, far-reaching voice or speech.
    Trumpetweed - (n.) An herbaceous composite plant (Eupatorium purpureum), often having hollow stems, and bearing purplish flowers in small corymbed heads.
    Trumpetweed - (n.) The sea trumpet.
    Trumpetwood - (n.) A tropical American tree (Cecropia peltata) of the Breadfruit family, having hollow stems, which are used for wind instruments; -- called also snakewood, and trumpet tree.
    Trumpie - (n.) The Richardson's skua (Stercorarius parasiticus).
    Trumplike - (a.) Resembling a trumpet, esp. in sound; as, a trumplike voice.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Trump - n. 1 a playing-card of a suit temporarily ranking above the others. B (in pl.) This suit (hearts are trumps). 2 colloq. Generous or loyal person. v. 1 defeat (a card or its player) with a trump. 2 colloq. Outdo. come (or turn) up trumps colloq. 1 turn out better than expected. 2 be greatly successful or helpful. Trump up fabricate or invent (an accusation etc.) (trumped-up charge). [corruption of *triumph in the same (now obsolete) sense]
    Trump - n. Archaic trumpet-blast. [french trompe]
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    Ear-trumpet - n. Trumpet-shaped device formerly used as a hearing-aid.
    Last trump - n. (prec. By the) trumpet-blast to wake the dead on judgement day.
    Strumpet - n. Archaic or rhet. Prostitute. [origin unknown]
    Trump card - n. 1 card belonging to, or turned up to determine, a trump suit. 2 colloq. Valuable resource, esp. Kept in reserve.
    Trumpery - n. (pl. -ies) 1 worthless finery. 2 worthless thing; rubbish. adj. Showy but worthless; trashy; shallow. [french tromperie deceit]
    Trumpet - n. 1 brass instrument with a flared bell and bright penetrating tone. 2 trumpet-shaped thing (ear-trumpet). 3 sound of or like a trumpet. v. (-t-) 1 a blow a trumpet. B (of an enraged elephant etc.) Make a trumpet-like cry. 2 proclaim loudly. trumpeter n. [french diminutive: related to *trump2]
    Trumpet-call - n. Urgent summons to action.

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