Alarum [noun]

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Sentence/Example of Alarum:

When the town bell rings the alarum members of the Gild are to go to the help of the Bailiffs only.

Suddenly the sharp wild clangor of the great alarum-bell of Famagosta crashed through the silence.

This will specially be the case when the alarum spring is long and fully wound.

At moonrise, however, Grunter woke, punctual as an alarum clock.

Mrs. Pryor was, when once unwound, like an alarum, obliged to run off.

This is a fight for life or death—yon waterfall sounds the alarum for our conflict.

So does the toll of the funeral bell become an alarum to rouse us to more active effort and to the nobler service of mankind.

How far back can the word alarum be traced in our language, and how far back alarm?

Without a moment's delay, I set up an alarum that might have wakened the whole village; at any rate, it woke our whole house.

After an early breakfast we set out, with the din of the waters sounding an alarum in our ears, and directing our steps.