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tucket

[tuhk-it]
noun
  1. a trumpet fanfare.
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Origin of tucket

First recorded in 1585–95; tuck4 + -et
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Examples from the Web for tucket

Historical Examples

  • Tucket and Ellis did not play; and the game was between Frank and Harris.

    The Drummer Boy

    John Trowbridge

  • Tucket led them to a thicket about two miles from camp, where they halted.

    The Drummer Boy

    John Trowbridge

  • "So it was you that played the gobbler, Tucket," said the captain.

    The Drummer Boy

    John Trowbridge

  • And Tucket drew down his face with an expression of incorruptible innocence.

    The Drummer Boy

    John Trowbridge

  • "The sight of old Buckley coming with his dog would be better than a surgeon, to cure that wound," said Tucket.

    The Drummer Boy

    John Trowbridge


British Dictionary definitions for tucket

tucket

noun
  1. archaic a flourish on a trumpet
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Word Origin

C16: from Old Northern French toquer to sound (on a drum)
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