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trump

1
a. any card from the suit chosen as trumps
b. this suit itself; trumps

trump

2 Archaic or literary
1. a trumpet or the sound produced by one
2. the last trump the final trumpet call that according to the belief of some will awaken and raise the dead on the Day of Judgment
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Tom was very near shouting to be set down when he found himself back in the blanket, but thought of East, and didn't; and so took his three tosses without a kick or a cry, and was called a young trump for his pains.
Our harps we left by Babel's streams, The tyrant's jest, the Gentile's scorn; No censer round our altar beams, And mute our timbrel, trump, and horn.
An hour had elapsed ere that archangel's trump had subsided into tonal nothingness.
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