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chamade

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From French chamade, from Italian or Portuguese, from Latin clamare.

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chamade (plural chamades)

  1. (military, historical) A signal sounded on a drum or trumpet inviting a parley.
    • 1762, Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, volume 6 (Penguin 2003), page 402:
      But when the chamade was beat, and the corporal helped my uncle up it, and followed with the colours in his hand, to fix them upon the ramparts.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian chiamata.

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chamade f (plural chamades)

  1. chamade

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VerbEdit

chamade

  1. second-person plural imperative of chamar