American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Harangue

HARANGUE, n. harang’. har’ang.

1. A speech addressed to an assembly or an army; a popular oration; a public address. This word seems to imply loudness or declamation, and is therefore appropriated generally to an address made to a popular assembly or to an army, and not to a sermon, or to an argument at the bar of a court, or to a speech in a deliberative council, unless in contempt.

2. Declamation; a noisy, pompous or irregular address.

HARANGUE, v.i. harang’. To make an address or speech to a large assembly; to make a noisy speech.

HARANGUE, v.t. harang’. To address by oration; as, the general harangued the troops.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Harangue," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed October 1, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L1I9ED2LJ4MMD7G.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Harangue." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 1 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L1I9ED2LJ4MMD7G.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Harangue' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 1 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L1I9ED2LJ4MMD7G.