give cry

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give cry

  1. To cry out.
    • 1891, The Review of Reviews, July 25
      The journalists gave cry after the Prince, like a pack of hounds when they strike the trail of a fox.
    • 1937, Joseph Brown Thomas, Hounds and hunting through the ages:
      It is, in my belief, an artificial, man-made development in hounds, since it exists only in rudimentary form in other dogs, foxes, and wolves, which are said sometimes to give cry when hunting their game.