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Definition of the verb Alarums

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  1. [archaic] [rare] [third-person singular of, alarum]

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Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1883)

by John Ogilvie

Alarums is a British perennial plant, growing in ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

alarums is a British perennial plant, growing in boggy and fenny places. The leaves «re keeled, ending in asharp point, with prick!) sfTratures. TwlgBome (twig'sum), o. Abounding in or full ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions (1999)

by Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber

albatross alarums and excursions \o-Mai -om/. -lar- . . . ik-'skar-zhanzX Stage directions in Elizabethan drama for the noises offstage that simulate the sound of battle, such as trumpets and the clash of arms, and the movement of soldiers ...

Google previewBlumenfeld's Dictionary of Acting and Show Business (2009)

by Robert Blumenfeld

alarums and excursions Hist. Military action: an Elizabethan stage direction. Alarums: the offstage sounds of trumpet fanfares, drums, and shouts calling to arms. Excursions: the choreographed movements of soldiers. aleatory technique ...

Google previewDictionary Of World Literature - Criticism, Forms, Technique (2013)

by Joseph T Shipley,

Alarums and excursions.

Google previewThe Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory (2010)

by Peter Auger

Now are our brows bound with victorious wreaths, Our bruised arms hung up for monuments, Our stern alarums chang'd to merry meetings, Our dreadful marches to delightful measures [....] (ll. 1—8) solipsistic (Latin, 'lone self') Based on the ...

Google previewDictionary of Confusable Words (2013)

by Adrian Room

However, the spelling alarum is still occasionally found in the set expression alarums and excursions, used of a local disturbance or conflict. This was originally a stage direction in Elizabethan plays for ALLOT 9 'noises off to indicate a skirmish ...

Google previewDictionary of American Classical Composers (2013)

by Neil Butterworth

Alarums (1962); Concertino for trumpet and band (1963); Liturgical ...

Google previewA dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The peerage and baronetage charts, &c (1824)

by British poets

Now are our brows bound with victorious wreaths ; Our bruised arms hung up for monuments ; Our stern alarums chang'd to ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

upheaval, frenzy, alarums and excursions; rut, orgasm (see SEX). Informal, tizzy, lather. 3,EXCITABILITY, turbulence ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

alarums and excursions confused noise and bustle; from a stage direction occurring in slightly varying forms in a number of Shakespeare's history plays, as 3 Henry VI and Richard III. St Alban (3rd century), the first British Christian martyr, a.

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1862)

Or, Conversations Lexicon

sound the alarums, and the simple machine which it employed for this purpose is shown in fig. 10, Plate CXXXI. (see Electricity, in Supplement.) In 1851 a magnetic telegraph company was formed, the distinguishing feature of which was that ...

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Alarums and excursions Meaning

Video shows what alarums and excursions means. All the sounds and activities of preparations for war. in general, any frantic activity.. Alarums and excursions ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1A1R1U1M3S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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