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1. A trumpet a wind instrument of music a poetical word used for trumpet. It is seldom used in prose, in common discourse but is used in Scripture, where it seems peculiarly appropriate to the grandeur of the subject.

At the last trump for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised. 1 Corinthians 15; 1 Thessalonians 4 .

2. contracted from triumph. A winning card one of the suit of cards which takes any of the other suits.
3. An old game with cares.

To put to the trumps,

To put on the trumps, to reduce to the last expedient, or to the utmost exertion of power.

TRUMP, To take with a trump card.

1. To obtrude also, to deceive. Not in use.

To trump up, to devise to seek and collect from every quarter.

TRUMP, To blow a trumpet.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Trump'. King James Dictionary.

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