Definition of Tucket

1. Noun. (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments. "Her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"

Exact synonyms: Fanfare, Flourish
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Air, Line, Melodic Line, Melodic Phrase, Melody, Strain, Tune



Definition of Tucket

1. n. A slight flourish on a trumpet; a fanfare.

2. n. A steak; a collop.

Definition of Tucket

1. Noun. (music) A fanfare played on one or more trumpets ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tucket

1. a trumpet fanfare [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tucket

1. A steak; a collop. Origin: Cf. It. Tocchetto a ragout of fish, meat, fr. Tocco a bit, morsel, LL. Tucetum, tuccetum, a thick gravy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tucket

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tuckahoe
tuckahoes
tucked
tucked in
tucker
tucker-bag
tucker out
tuckered
tuckered out
tuckering
tuckeroo
tuckers
tucket (current term)
tuckets
tucking
tucking in
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tuckshop
tuckshops
tuckus
tucotuco
tucotucos
tucum
tucuma
tucumas
tucutuco

Literary usage of Tucket

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"... and others, were thus tons of Ben Jonson. SONANCE, e. Sound; from ton, French. Or if he chance to hear our tongues so much So Shakespeare lias tucket- ..."

2. The Story of the New England Whalers by John Randolph Spears (1908)
"New Bed-| ford at that time owned 329 whale ships; Nan- tucket owned ... In 1874 Nan-\ tucket's name disappeared from the list of American whaling ports. ..."

3. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Leaves somewhat sharply lobed toward the apex ; calyx-lobes long, laciniate, persistent on the fruit ; nutlets usually 4-6. — Nan- tucket I., Mass. ..."

4. The American Coast Pilot: Containing the Courses and Distances Between the by Edmund March Blunt (1822)
"... and contain fixed lights, which may be seen five or six leagues distant, and are very useful to vessels bound over Nan- tucket shoals. ..."

5. The Kohl Collection (now in the Library of Congress) of Maps Relating to America by Justin Winsor, Philip Lee Phillips, Johann Georg Kohl (1904)
"tucket whalemen, and caused to be engraved on the old chart in London, for the benefit of navigators, by B. Franklin." Kohl calls this the first attempt ..."

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