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chamade Explained

Chamade at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chamade \Cha*made\, n. [F. chamade, fr. Pg. chamada, fr. chamar
to call, fr. L. clamare.] (Mil.)
A signal made for a parley by beat of a drum.

They beat the chamade, and sent us carte blanche.

chamade at English (WD) Of Explained:



From French chamade, from Portuguese chamada, from chamar, from Latin clamare.


* Inter: IPA » /ʃəˈmɑːd/


Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: military » historical A signal sounded on a drum or trumpet inviting a parley.
    1. :* 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)


      Inter: trans-top » a signal sounded on a drum or trumpet inviting a parley

  • Russian: шамад (šamád) {{m}}

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * Machead



    From Inter: etyl » it|fr Inter: term » chiamata|lang=it.


    * Inter: IPA » /ʃa.mad/|lang=fr
    • Inter: homophones » chamades


      Inter: fr-noun » f

  • Inter: l » en|chamade

  • Galician


    Inter: gl-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » chamar||lang=gl|2|p|imp

  • Translation: fr » chamade
    Translation: io » chamade
    Translation: ru » chamade
    Translation: ta » chamade
    Translation: te » chamade
    Translation: vi » chamade
    Translation: zh » chamade