Webster’s 1826 Dictionary: Trump

trump

TRUMP

1. To obtrude; also, to deceive. [Not in use.]

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

TRUMP, v.i. To blow a trumpet.


trumpery

TRUMP'ERY, n. Falsehood; empty talk.

1. Useless matter; things worn out and cast side.

[This is the sense of the word in New England.]

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