Definition of tucket in English:
A flourish on a trumpet.
- The finale burns down the barn with sennets and tuckets from the trumpets, echoed rhythmically by the timpani.
- A few late 16th and early 17th-century instruction manuscripts have survived with military calls, short fanfares (It.: toccata, whence tucket), and longer flourishes (It.: sonata, whence sennet) written out.
- Of the various types of ceremonial trumpet signal, for example, sennet and tucket emerge with precise meanings, but flourish seems at times a more generalized term.
late 16th century: from obsolete tuck 'beat (a drum)', from Old Northern French toquer, from the base of touch.
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