tucket

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From tuck (a blow, a drum beat), from Old French touchet (stroke, blow). Compare toccata.[1] Compare also Middle French toquer from Old French *toquer (to strike).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tucket (plural tuckets)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Italian tocchetto (a ragout of fish, meat), from tocco (a bit, morsel), Late Latin tucetum (a thick gravy), tuccetum (a thick gravy).[2]

Noun[edit]

tucket (plural tuckets)

  1. (obsolete) A steak; a collop.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.
  2. ^ tucket in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tucket in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)