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sennet1

[sen-it] /ˈsɛn ɪt/
noun
1.
any of several small barracudas, as Sphyraena borealis (northern sennet) ranging along the eastern coast of North and Central America.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; origin uncertain

sennet2

[sen-it] /ˈsɛn ɪt/
noun, (in Elizabethan drama)
1.
a set of notes played on the trumpet or cornet to mark the entrance or exit of a group of actors.
Origin
1580-90; variant of signet

sennet3

[sen-it] /ˈsɛn ɪt/
noun
1.
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sennet

/ˈsɛnɪt/
noun
1.
a fanfare: used as a stage direction in Elizabethan drama
Word Origin
C16: probably variant of signet (meaning ``a sign'')
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