noun ber·loque \bər-ˈläk, -ˈlōk\

Definition of berloque



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of berloque

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

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to criticize severely

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