sing out

a) To cry out in pain.

“But I have known men sing out dreadfully when punished; if they had got enough of rum, it would have supported them, and they would not have sung out.” “Not one drop for me, Charley Hunter; I shall not sing out, I promise you, if they cut me to pieces

b) To call out.

“My lad,” said Captain Cuttle, “don’t you sing out afore you’re hurt.

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