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A trumpet fanfare.

[Probably from obsolete tuk, from Middle English, from tukken, to beat a drum; see tuck2.]


(Music, other) archaic a flourish on a trumpet
[C16: from Old Northern French toquer to sound (on a drum)]


(ˈtʌk ɪt)

a trumpet fanfare.
[1585–95; appar. tuck3 + -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tucket - (music) a short lively tune played on brass instrumentstucket - (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
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Other entries with some percussion content included Haydn; Instrument (Instruments of Percussion); Notation; Orchestra; Partial Tones; Philidor; Rowland, Alexander Campbell; Smart, Sir George Thomas, Knight; Sordini; Staccato; Tucket, Tuck; and Wind Band.
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