Definition of Chamade

1. n. A signal made for a parley by beat of a drum.



Definition of Chamade

1. Noun. (military historical) A signal sounded on a drum or trumpet inviting a parley. ¹

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Definition of Chamade

1. a signal made with a drum [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chamade

chalumeaus
chalumeaux
chalupa
chalupas
chalutz
chalutzes
chalutzim
chalybeate
chalybeate water
chalybeates
chalybeous
chalybite
chalybites
chalypsography
cham
chamade (current term)
chamades
chamaeleon
chamaephyte
chamaephytes
chamar
chamars
chamazulene
chamber
chamber ensemble
chamber ensembles
chamber music
chamber of commerce
chamber orchestra

Literary usage of Chamade

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1. Memoir of the Life and Times of General John Lamb: An Officer of the by Isaac Q. Leake (1850)
"Order to march.—Cross the Hudson.—The Delaware.—Head of Elk.—James River.—Yorktown invested.—Redoubts stormed.—French Battery carried.—Retaken.— chamade. ..."

2. The British Essayists edited by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"... that thee observing our men to be masters of all the which were necessary for a general attack, bi chamade, and hostages were received from the ..."

3. Orderly Book of Lieut. Gen. John Burgoyne: From His Entry Into the State of by John Burgoyne (1860)
"... minutes before the chamade was beat at the advanced guard of the enemy, and an officer ... chamade ..."

4. History of Friedrich the Second Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1866)
"So that Quadt is totally driven in again, Austrians along with him; and is obliged to beat chamade ;—D'O following the example, ..."

5. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"Returning to the Field-Gate, I found that the Commandant had beaten chamade a second time ; there were marching in, by this Field-Gate, two Battalions of ..."

6. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Returning to the Field-Gate, I found that the Commandant had beaten chamade a second time ; there were marching in, by this Field-Gate, two Battalions of ..."

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