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Tucket definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TUCK'ET, n. A flourish in music; a voluntary; a prelude.
1. A steak; a collop.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare" [syn: flourish, fanfare, tucket]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: probably from obsolete English tuk to beat the drum, sound the trumpet Date: 1593 a fanfare on a trumpet

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. archaic a flourish on a trumpet. Etymology: ONF toquer beat (a drum)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tucket Tuck"et, n. [It toccata a prelude, fr. toccare to touch. See Toccata, Touch.] A slight flourish on a trumpet; a fanfare. [Obs.] Tucket sonance, the sound of the tucket. [Obs.] Let the trumpets sound The tucket sonance and the note to mount. --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tucket Tuck"et, n. [Cf. It. tocchetto a ragout of fish, meat, fr. tocco a bit, morsel, LL. tucetum, tuccetum, a thick gravy.] A steak; a collop. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.




 


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