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NOUN (1)

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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tucket \Tuck"et\, n. [It toccata a prelude, fr. toccare to touch. See Toccata, Touch.] A slight flourish on a trumpet; a fanfare. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Tucket sonance, the sound of the tucket. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let the trumpets sound The tucket sonance and the note to mount. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tucket 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]