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The mus. of bugles and drums, recalling soldiers to their barracks at night. In the Brit. Army it begins with the First Post, lasts about 30 minutes, and ends with the Last Post. Another meaning is a display by the army, involving mock battles, etc., as at the Aldershot Tattoo.

Subjects: Music — Warfare and Defence.

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