A trumpet fanfare.
A flourish on a trumpet.
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Origin of tucket
- Probably from obsolete tuk from Middle English from tukken to beat a drum tuck2
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Compare Italian tocchetto (“a ragout of fish, meat"), from tocco (“a bit, morsel"), Late Latin tucetum (“a thick gravy"), tuccetum (“a thick gravy").