chamade (plural chamades)
- (military, historical) A signal sounded on a drum or trumpet inviting a parley.
- 1762: 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 — Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, vol. 6 (Penguin 2003, p.402)
a signal sounded on a drum or trumpet inviting a parley
chamade f (plural chamades)
- "chamade" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).