(In the stage directions of Elizabethan plays) a call on a trumpet or cornet to signal the ceremonial entrance or exit of an actor.
- The finale burns down the barn with sennets and tuckets from the trumpets, echoed rhythmically by the timpani.
- 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: perhaps a variant of signet.
Words that rhyme with sennetBennett, genet, jennet, rennet, senate, sennit, tenet
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