A flourish on a trumpet: a tucket sounded at a distance
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of tucket in:
- The US English dictionary