the last post

noun

British
: a song played on a bugle at military funerals and at night as a signal for soldiers to go to bed

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“The last post.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20last%20post. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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