noun Military Archaic.
Examples from the Web for chamade
I answered in my heat, "I knew of no chamade; what poltroonery or what treachery had been going on, I knew not!"
Upon which Harsch, next morning, has to beat the chamade, and surrender Prisoner of War.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Stralsund instantly beat the chamade, as we heard; and all was surrender and subjection in those regions.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Volume IV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
He asked me, "Don't you know the rules of war, then; that you fire after chamade is beaten?"