last post


last post
last post NOUN (in the British armed forces) the second of two bugle calls giving notice of the hour of retiring at night, played also at military funerals and acts of remembrance.

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  • last post — n the last post the tune played on a ↑bugle at British military funerals, or to call soldiers back to camp for the night …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Last Post — The Last Post redirects here. For an album by Carbon/Silicon see The Last Post (album). Last Post is a bugle call used at Commonwealth of Nations military funerals and ceremonies commemorating those who have fallen in war. The Last Post is also… …   Wikipedia

  • last post — noun : a bugle call in the British Army equivalent to taps * * * last post noun (military) 1. The second of two bugle calls denoting the time for retiring for the night 2. The farewell bugle call at military funerals • • • Main Entry: ↑last * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • last post — noun the last post the tune played on a bugle at British military funerals, or to call soldiers back to camp for the night …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • last post — /last ˈpoʊst / (say lahst pohst) noun 1. a signal on a bugle giving notice to retire for the night. 2. a similar bugle call sounded at military funerals …   Australian English dictionary

  • last post — noun The sounding of a bugle, signalling the evening hour to bed down, also used at military funerals and remembrance services. Twenty minutes is allowed for the duration of the roll call, the commencement and finish of which are sounded on the… …   Wiktionary

  • last post. — See under post2 (def. 7). * * * …   Universalium

  • last post — noun (in the British armed forces) the second of two bugle calls giving notice of the hour of retiring at night, played also at military funerals and acts of remembrance …   English new terms dictionary

  • last post. — See under post2 (def. 7) …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Last Post — Eine Aufnahme von „The Last Post“ Notenansicht von „The Last Post“ …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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