bugle bugle  /ˈbju ɡəl/


  1. (n) a brass instrument without valves; used for military calls and fanfares
  2. (n) any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover
  3. (n) a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothing for decoration
  4. (v) play on a bugle

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  1. At noon a bugle blast split the air.
  2. The teacher soon moved him to drums, then to alto sax, bugle and cornet.
  3. The pudding-faced man in the hash-slinger's hat and white starched jacket was blowing his heart into an old World War I bugle.


  1. Cavaliers invite local fans to free performance

    CHARLESTON (JG-TC) — The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps will host its annual Fan Appreciation Night at Eastern Illinois University.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier

  2. Kewanee's 'Summer of Sound'

    Most people like bands of one sort or another. This summer, the stars have aligned to provide Kewanee with just about every kind of band music played, from The Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps to Lyle Beaver & The Brass Notes.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Kewanee Star Courier

  3. Historic bugle tribute takes place at sundown during Gettysburg Festival

    Twelve buglers, including Jari Villanueva -- a renown retired military bugler -- played "Taps" at historic locations throughout Gettysburg at sundown Saturday evening to pay tribute to fallen soldiers and close out the Brass Band Festival on the first day of Gettysburg Festival.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Evening Sun

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  1. But Republican Senator John Warner says including the withdrawal date is "the bugle of retreat."
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: John Warner Source: WIS

  2. "When the bugle plays, nothing beats it. Then the adrenaline is really going, and it really takes you to another level for whatever reason," Harvey said.
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Mark Harvey Source: Adelaidenow

  3. "It's going to come down to a force of wills," Sharper said. "We have to have the stronger will. Like my high school coach used to say, they don't even disguise it. They sound the bugle, 'Da-da-da-da-da-da-da. Charge!'"
    on Dec 27, 2008 By: Darren Sharper Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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