- From French chamade, from Portuguese chamada, from chamar, from Latin clamare. (Wiktionary)
“I am appalled and ashamed at British complicity in this anti-Israel chamade.”
“Je traine les pieds, mon coeur bat la chamade, j'ai froid partout le corps mais mes joues sont en feu, j'ai des vertiges ...”
“Ca m'a rien fait j'ai trouvé ca si naturel de les avoir devant moi que: Pas d'coeur qui bat la chamade, pas chaud, pas d'jambes flasques ...”
“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 — Heaven!”
“He looked at me and then he said, “Whenever you come into a room, mon coeur battait la chamade.””
“A white flag waved on the rampart, and the drums of the garrison beat the _chamade_.”
“Whilst the chamade was beating, Colonel Cotton, sent by General Wills, rode up the street, and alighted at the sign of the Mitre: the firing meantime had not ceased from several of the houses: the common soldiers were ignorant of the real state of the case, and believed that General”
“We can all make a shrewd guess at the meaning of fanfaronnade: how many average readers have the remotest idea of what a chamade 1 is? and is the function of newspapers to force upon us against our will the buying of French dictionaries?”
“It was he who by doctoring the Ems dispatch in 1870 converted a chamade into a fanfaronnade and thus rendered the Franco-German war inevitable.”
“For, Sir Duncan, if it pleases you to notice, your house is overcrowed, and slighted, or commanded, as we military men say, by yonder round hillock to the landward, whereon an enemy might stell such a battery of cannon as would make ye glad to beat a chamade within forty-eight hours, unless it pleased the Lord extraordinarily to show mercy. '”
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