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chamade

[shuh-mahd] /ʃəˈmɑd/
noun, Military Archaic.
1.
a signal by drum or trumpet inviting an enemy to a parley.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < French < Portuguese chamada, equivalent to cham(ar) to sound (< Latin clamāre to shout; see claim) + -ada -ade1
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British Dictionary definitions for chamade

chamade

/ʃəˈmɑːd/
noun
1.
(military) (formerly) a signal by drum or trumpet inviting an enemy to a parley
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Portuguese chamada, from chamar to call, from Latin clamāre
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