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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A trumpet call for rousing soldiers; a reveille.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A trumpet call for rousing soldiers; a reveille.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A musical call or strain intended to arouse or excite; a blast of a trumpet to awaken soldiers in the morning.

Etymologies

Compare French lever to raise. (Wiktionary)

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