Through the timber ahead of them came the sweet clear notes of a bugle. Finally the Confederate lines began to waver and give way, and the bugle sounded the retreat. The warder sounds his bugle blast, and the drawbridge is lowered. That strange voice, the bugle , is new to Indian ears; yet some of them have heard it before. A bugle then sounded the various signals at the other end of the barrack's courtyard. Embellish your word knowledge with the words from the week of August 17 to August 23, ! Words nearby bugle buggy , bughouse , Bughouse Square , Buginese , bug-juice , bugle , bugleweed , bug light , bugloss , bug off , bugong. Also called bugle bead.
A brief history of the Bugle
Bugle , wind instrument sounded by the vibration of the lips against a cup mouthpiece. This early semicircular bugle was pitched in C or D, often lowered to B by a coiled crook , a detachable piece of tubing. From about it was once-looped in trumpet shape; the British design, twice-coiled with narrow bell, became official in
OTHER WORDS FROM bugle
To save this word, you'll need to log in. Later this was shortened to bugle. First Known Use of bugle Noun 1 13th century, in the meaning defined above Noun 2 14th century, in the meaning defined above Verb , in the meaning defined at sense 1 Noun 3 , in the meaning defined above History and Etymology for bugle Noun 1 Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin bugula Noun 2 Middle English, buffalo, instrument made of buffalo horn, bugle, from Anglo-French, from Latin buculus , diminutive of bos head of cattle — more at cow Noun 3 perhaps from bugle entry 2 Keep scrolling for more Learn More about bugle Share bugle Post the Definition of bugle to Facebook Share the Definition of bugle on Twitter Time Traveler for bugle. See more words from the same century Dictionary Entries near bugle Buginese Buginvillaea bug juice bugle bugle horn bugler buglet. Accessed 24 Aug. Keep scrolling for more More Definitions for bugle bugle. Please tell us where you read or heard it including the quote, if possible. Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way. Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free! Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?
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