plural -s
: a drumbeat in which one stick beats twice to the other's once and which is used as a signal for certain fatigue duties (as at breaking ranks)
also : a corresponding trumpet call

Word History


French berloque, breloque (also, charm for a watch or bracelet)

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“Berloque.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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