Herald Her"ald, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heralded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heralding}.] [Cf. OF. herauder, heraulder.] To introduce, or give tidings of, as by a herald; to proclaim; to announce; to foretell; to usher in. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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