Shouted
Shout Shout (shout), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shouting}.] [OE. shouten, of unknown origin; perhaps akin to shoot; cf. Icel. sk[=u]ta, sk[=u]ti, a taunt.] 1. To utter a sudden and loud outcry, as in joy, triumph, or exultation, or to attract attention, to animate soldiers, etc. [1913 Webster]

Shouting of the men and women eke. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To entertain with refreshments or the like gratuitously; to treat. [Slang, Australia & U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{To shout at}, to utter shouts at; to deride or revile with shouts. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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