- a trumpet fanfare.
Origin of tucket
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Tucket and Ellis did not play; and the game was between Frank and Harris.
Tucket led them to a thicket about two miles from camp, where they halted.
"So it was you that played the gobbler, Tucket," said the captain.
And Tucket drew down his face with an expression of incorruptible innocence.
"The sight of old Buckley coming with his dog would be better than a surgeon, to cure that wound," said Tucket.
- archaic a flourish on a trumpet
C16: from Old Northern French toquer to sound (on a drum)
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