recheat

noun
re·​cheat | \ ri-ˈchēt \

Definition of recheat

: a hunting call sounded on a horn to assemble the hounds

First Known Use of recheat

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for recheat

Middle English rechate, from rechaten to blow the recheat, from Anglo-French rechater, from Vulgar Latin *recaptare to gather, assemble, from Latin re- + captare to catch at, chase — more at catch

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