1893 text

A blast of trumpets, intended as a ‘reveillee’, from French lever.

First he that led the Cavalcade Wore a Sow-gelder’s Flagellet, On which he blew as strong a Levet As well-feed Lawyer on his breviate.

Hudibras, II. ii. v. 609.

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n. A trumpet call for rousing soldiers; a reveille.

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