sennet

noun
sen·​net | \ ˈse-nət How to pronounce sennet (audio) \

Definition of sennet

: a signal call on a trumpet or cornet for entrance or exit on the stage

First Known Use of sennet

circa 1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sennet

probably alteration of obsolete signet signal

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The first known use of sennet was circa 1590

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“Sennet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sennet. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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