noun Etymology: Middle English rechate, from rechaten to blow the recheat, from Anglo-French rechater, from Vulgar Latin *recaptare to gather, assemble, from Latin re- + captare to catch at, chase — more at catch Date: 15th century a hunting call sounded on a horn to assemble the hounds

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  • Recheat — Re*cheat , v. i. To blow the recheat. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recheat — Re*cheat (r[ e]*ch[=e]t ), n. [F. requ[^e]t[ e], fr. requ[^e]ter to hunt anew. See {Request}.] (Sporting) A strain given on the horn to call back the hounds when they have lost track of the game. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recheat — noun /rɪˈtʃiːt/ A series of notes blown on a horn as a signal in hunting …   Wiktionary

  • recheat — re·cheat …   English syllables

  • recheat — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • re|cheat — «rih CHEET», noun. Archaic, Hunting. 1. the calling together of the hounds. 2. a call on the horn to gather the hounds at the beginning or end of a chase: »The chase was declared to be ended…when the recheat should be blown (Scott). ╂[< Old… …   Useful english dictionary

  • racheat — obs. f. recheat …   Useful english dictionary

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