See also: Crier

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Etymology

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From Middle English cryer, criere, cryare, crior, criour, from Old French crieor (Modern French crieur), derived from the verb crier. By surface analysis, cry +‎ -er.

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crier (plural criers)

  1. One who cries.
    • 1967, Richard M. Elman, The 28th day of Elul, page 94:
      Once again she had been stricken, beaten down, so violated that to give utterance to her feelings might have outshrilled all the criers in hell.
  2. An officer who proclaims the orders or directions of a court, or who gives public notice by loud proclamation, such as a town crier.

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Aromanian

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Etymology

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Probably from Latin cerebrum through a Vulgar Latin root *crebrum or possibly from the diminutive form cerebellum through a root *crebellum (compare the variant form, also found in Megleno-Romanian, which seems to still preserve the -l-). Compare Romanian creier.

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crier m (plural crieri)

  1. brain

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French

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Inherited from Middle French crier, from Old French cri(d)er, from Vulgar Latin *crītāre.

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crier

  1. to cry out
  2. to shout
  3. to creak

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Norman

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old French crier, from Vulgar Latin *crītāre.

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crier (gerund criethie)

  1. (Jersey) to shout

Old French

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Etymology

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Inherited from Vulgar Latin *crītāre.

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crier

  1. to cry out, shout

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This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants

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  • Middle French: crier
  • Middle English: crien

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Romanian

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crier m (plural crieri)

  1. Alternative form of creier

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