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]

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  • Tucket — is a musical term often found in stage directions in Elizabethan drama. It represents: * The English form of the Italian musical term, toccata ; or more generally, * A fanfare or bugle call::: ... Then let the trumpets sound The tucket sonance… …   Wikipedia

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tucket — [tuk′it] n. [< TUCK3] Archaic a flourish on a trumpet …   English World dictionary

  • tucket — noun Etymology: probably from obsolete English tuk to beat the drum, sound the trumpet Date: 1593 a fanfare on a trumpet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tucket — /tuk it/, n. a trumpet fanfare. [1585 95; TUCK4 + ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • tucket — noun A fanfare played on one or more trumpets …   Wiktionary

  • tucket — noun archaic a flourish on a trumpet. Origin C16: from obs. tuck beat (a drum) , from Old North. Fr. toquer, from the base of touch …   English new terms dictionary

  • tucket — tuck·et …   English syllables

  • tucket — tuck•et [[t]ˈtʌk ɪt[/t]] n. a trumpet fanfare • Etymology: 1585–95; appar. tuck III+ et …   From formal English to slang

  • tucket — /ˈtʌkət/ (say tukuht) noun Obsolete a flourish or fanfare on a trumpet …   Australian English dictionary

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