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northern sennet

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noun
  1. See under sennet1.

sennet1

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noun
  1. any of several small barracudas, as Sphyraena borealis (northern sennet), ranging along the eastern coast of North and Central America.

Origin of sennet1

First recorded in 1665–75; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for northern sennet

sennet

noun
  1. a fanfare: used as a stage direction in Elizabethan drama

Word Origin

C16: probably variant of signet (meaning ``a sign'')
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