Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. trumpe, trompe, F. trompe,; probably fr. L. triumphare, to triumph, to exult, hence, probably, to make a joyous sound or noise. See Triumph (v. i.) & (n.), and cf. Trombone Tromp Trump at cards, Trumpery Trumpet Trunk a proboscis
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From triumph, confused with trump, to deceive.
Jack's reputation had gone before him, and the midshipmen drank his wine and swore he was a trump.
"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Frederick Marryat
This circumstance was a trump card in the Babu's hand.
"From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan" by Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
But you will own, a sentence like that is such a handful of trumps.
"Rudin" by Ivan Turgenev
You must pay off that trump of a girl.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
I was his trump card, and he left me unplayed.
"The Yeoman Adventurer" by George W. Gough
The man who holds the ace of trumps has no need to be alarmed.
"Mike" by P. G. Wodehouse
It rang through the empty theatre like the last trump, beating against the back wall and rising in hollow echoes to the very gallery.
"The Adventures of Sally" by P. G. Wodehouse
And that little trump of an Ethel, what do you think she said?
"The Newcomes" by William Makepeace Thackeray
In France there is more dash in playing out trumps than there is with English players.
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
But some men has a heart; and to those who has a heart, Grabman is a trump!
"Lucretia, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He had just time to cry 'four by honours' when death trumped him.
"Godolphin, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
MRS. HIGGINS (playing her trump-card).
"First Plays" by A. A. Milne
But de Quadra held the trumps, and was not easily intimidated.
"The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series" by Rafael Sabatini
Eusthenes, bestriding one of the guns, was playing on it with his fingers as if it had been a trump-marine.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
South no less than North, "the bloody shirt" was trumps.
"Marse Henry, Complete" by Henry Watterson
I tell you Hastings is a trump!
"The King in Yellow" by Robert W. Chambers
A strict fellow you'll find him, but a trump on service.
"Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Charles Lever
The highest trump in each deal wins the pool.
"My Book of Indoor Games" by Clarence Squareman
He deals all the trumps to hisself, and most everything besides.
"The End Of The World" by Edward Eggleston
I thought that terrible sound was the trump of doom.
"The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories" by Gertrude Atherton
Sound again the trump of doom
Through the dread and solemn gloom;
Hear again the angel's call,
Rome is doomed—behold her fall!
"The Doom of The Papacy" by Janet Hamilton
The trump of God sounds in the air,
The dead do hear his voice;
The living too run here and there,
Who made not him their choice.
"Of Judgement" by John Bunyan
For the angel's trump shall sound,
And the bands of death will break;
Then the pris'ner in this mound
Shall to endless life awake.
"On The Death Of Mrs. Burnite Who Died February 2, 1878" by David John Scott
And as on Israel's awe-struck ear
The voice exceeding loud,
The trump, that angels quake to hear,
Thrilled from the deep, dark cloud;
"Whitsunday" by John Keble
Wreath of laurel and crown of bay
And the noisy trump of Fame,
Praise for the singer's deathless lay,
And a listening world's acclaim.
"Vain" by Leigh Gordon Giltner
For to his listening ear was borne
A music more entrancing far
Than strains of elfin harp or horn,
More thrilling than the trump of war.
"The Two Keys" by Victor James Daley
Trump had the political media worked into a full-blown frenzy last week when he gave the world a published heads up.
Edward Linsmier/Getty Images Donald Trump speaks at the Ritz-Carlton on Aug 26 in Sarasota, Fla.
A night at the Trump Hotel Toronto.
An online petition is urging Macy's to stop selling its line of Donald Trump branded clothing.
Politics trumps national security in Barack's White House.
For a lucky few, a job with a professional cycling team trumps the transition to the corporate world.
Lawmakers Head to Exits as Partisanship Trumps Legislating .
Seven bite-size Lemmon Drops to nibble on while waiting for Donald Trump's next publicity stunt.
Trump's Scotland course among best.
Cultural differences should not trump residents' concerns.
Comments follow statements by Donald Trump questioning legitimacy of president's birth record.
Trump keeps pressure on 'birther' debate.
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner failed to fly private to Cape Town for their honeymoon, and thus, like most travelers, have been delayed, according to her Twitter.
Trump, one of the last of New York City's major postwar builders, died yesterday at a hospital in Queens.
Trump was a demon for controlling costs.
This is not because the ensemble mean contains no information, but just because it is so poorly estimated that the estimation error trumps what information it might contain.
Improving the expected accuracy of forecasts of future climate using a simple bias-variance tradeoff
For present purposes the fact that the spin 2-spin 0 theories are related to Einstein’s in the same way that Proca’s is to Maxwell’s trumps any concern (noted above) that spin 2-spin 0 theories might not be healthy theories of gravity.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
Although a redshift of z =0.784 was initially derived by Mainieri et al. (2007) and Trump et al. (2009), the optical spectroscopic redshift of z =1.592 in Brusa et al. (2010) agrees well with our Hα redshift and the photometric redshift of Salvato et al. (2009).
Heavily Reddened Quasars at z~2 in the UKIDSS Large Area Survey: A Transitional Phase in AGN Evolution
In addition, when the X-ray luminosity changes, the X-ray spectral state also changes, indicating that the accretion disk changes its type with the accretion rate (Fender et al. 2004; Trump et al. 2011; Esin et al. 1997; Remillard & McClintock 2006).
Launching and Quenching of Black Hole Relativistic Jets at Low Accretion Rate
How scholars trumped teachers: change without reform in university curriculum, teaching, and research, 1890 – 1990 .
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
Calculations show that in blends, absorptions trump emissions: i.e., when resolved, the absorption minima of blends tend to be blueshifted by their usual amounts, but the emission peaks do not necessarily correspond to the rest wavelengths of the lines of the blend.
Optical Spectra of Supernovae
In this picture the 15% BALQSO fraction (e.g., Weymann et al. 1991; Tolea et al. 2002; Reichard et al. 2003b; Hewett & Foltz 2003; Trump et al. 2006) represents neither a separate class of ob jects nor the BAL covering fraction of a single population of ob jects.
AGN Outflows in Emission and Absorption: The SDSS Perspective
I thank Patrick Hall, Jonathan Trump, Timothy Reichard, and Sarah Gallagher for the contributions that they made to this work; Karen Leighly and the conference organizers for hosting an enjoyable and productive meeting; and a Gordon and Betty Moore Fellowship in Data Intensive Science for supporting this work.
AGN Outflows in Emission and Absorption: The SDSS Perspective
The evidence of v ’s absence from the summary trumps the evidence of u’s presence, so we drop u.
Differentially Private Publication of Sparse Data
It appears that focused pro jects have the ability to trump general-purpose larger facilities which are sub ject to competing cadence demands.
Cosmic Explosions (Optical Transients)
Based on some of the statements made by the participants, search is a powerful enough feature to trump some of the inconveniences of on-screen reading.
Examining Motivations behind Paper Usage in Academia