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bugle

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bu=gle

CIDE DICTIONARY

buglen. [OE. bugle buffalo, buffalo's horn, OF. bugle, fr. L. buculus a young bullock, steer, dim. of bos ox. See Cow the animal.].
     A sort of wild ox; a buffalo.  E. Phillips.  [1913 Webster]
buglen. [See Bugle a wild ox.].
  •  A horn used by hunters.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A copper instrument of the horn quality of tone, shorter and more conical that the trumpet, sometimes keyed; formerly much used in military bands, very rarely in the orchestra; now superseded by the cornet; -- called also the Kent bugle.  [1913 Webster]
buglen. [LL. bugulus a woman's ornament: cf. G. bÜgel a bent piece of metal or wood, fr. the same root as G. biegen to bend, E. bow to bend.].
     An elongated glass bead, of various colors, though commonly black.  [1913 Webster]
buglea. [From Bugle a bead.].
     Jet black.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
buglen. [F. bugle; cf. It. bugola, L. bugillo.].
     A plant of the genus Ajuga of the Mint family, a native of the Old World.  [1913 Webster]
Yellow bugle, the Ajuga chamæpitys.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bugle, n. & v.
--n. (also bugle-horn) a brass instrument like a small trumpet, used esp. by huntsmen and for military signals.
--v.
1 intr. sound a bugle.
2 tr. sound (a note, a call, etc.) on a bugle.

Derivative
bugler n. buglet n.
bugle, n. a blue-flowered mat-forming plant, Ajuga reptans.

bugle, n. a tube-shaped bead sewn on a dress etc. for ornament.

Etymology
16th c.: orig. unkn.

THESAURUS

bugle

alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, antlia, bagpipe, ballad horn, baritone, bass horn, bay, beak, beep, beezer, bell, bill, blare, blast, blat, blow, blow a horn, blow the horn, brass choir, brass wind, brass-wind instrument, brasses, bray, bugle horn, carillon, clarion, conk, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, corno di caccia, cornopean, doodle, double-bell euphonium, double-tongue, euphonium, fife, flute, helicon, honk, horn, hunting horn, key trumpet, lip, lituus, lur, mellophone, muffle, muzzle, nares, neb, nib, nose, nostrils, nozzle, olfactory organ, ophicleide, orchestral horn, peal, pecker, pipe, pocket trumpet, post horn, proboscis, rhinarium, rostrum, sackbut, saxhorn, saxtuba, schnozzle, serpent, shriek, slide trombone, sliphorn, smeller, snoot, snout, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, sousaphone, squeal, tenor tuba, tongue, toot, tootle, triple-tongue, tromba, trombone, trumpet, trunk, tuba, tweedle, valve trombone, valve trumpet, whistle, wind, wind the horn

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bugle

Warfare

N warfare, fighting, hostilities, war, arms, the sword, Mars, Bellona, grim visaged war, horrida bella, bloodshed, appeal to arms, appeal to the sword, ordeal of battle, wager of battle, ultima ratio regum, arbitrament of the sword, battle array, campaign, crusade, expedition, operations, mobilization, state of siege, battlefield, theater of operations, warpath, art of war, tactics, strategy, castrametation, generalship, soldiership, logistics, military evolutions, ballistics, gunnery, chivalry, gunpowder, shot, battle, tug of war, service, campaigning, active service, tented field, kriegspiel, Kriegsspiel, fire cross, trumpet, clarion, bugle, pibroch, slogan, war-cry, war-whoop, battle cry, beat of drum, rappel, tom-tom, calumet of war, word of command, password, watchword, passage d-armes, war to the death, war to the knife, guerre a mort, guerre a outrance, open war, internecine war, civil war, contending, contentious, armed, armed to the teeth, armed cap-a-pie, sword in hand, in arms, under arms, up in arms, at war with, bristling with arms, in battle array, in open arms, in the field, embattled, battled, unpacific, unpeaceful, belligerent, combative, armigerous, bellicose, martial, warlike, military, militant, soldier-like, soldierly, chivalrous, strategical, internecine, flagrante bello, in the thick of the fray, in the cannon's mouth, at the sword's point, at the point of the bayonet, Int, vae victis!, to arms!, to your tents O Israel!, the battle rages, a la guerre comme a la guerre, bis peccare in bello non licet, jus gladii, my voice is still for war, 'tis well that war is so terrible, otherwise we might grow fond of it, my sentence is for open war, pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war, the cannons have their bowels full of wrath, the cannons aspit forth their iron indignation, the fire-eyed maid of smoky war, silent leges inter arma, si vis pacem para bellum.

Musical Instruments

N musical instruments, band, string-band, brass-band, orchestra, orchestrina, monochord, polychord, harp, lyre, lute, archlute, mandola, mandolin, mandoline, guitar, zither, cither, cithern, gittern, rebeck, bandurria, bandura, banjo, bina, vina, xanorphica, viol, violin, fiddle, kit, viola, viola d'amore, viola di gamba, tenor, cremona, violoncello, bass, bass viol, base viol, theorbo, double base, contrabasso, violone, psaltery, bow, fiddlestick, piano, pianoforte, harpsichord, clavichord, clarichord, manichord, clavier, spinet, virginals, dulcimer, hurdy-gurdy, vielle, pianino, Eolian harp, organ, harmonium, harmoniphon, American organ, barrel organ, hand organ, accordion, seraphina, concertina, humming top, flute, fife, piccolo, flageolet, clarinet, claronet, basset horn, corno di bassetto, oboe, hautboy, cor Anglais, corno Inglese, bassoon, double bassoon, contrafagotto, serpent, bass clarinet, bagpipes, union pipes, musette, ocarina, Pandean pipes, reed instrument, sirene, pipe, pitch-pipe, sourdet, whistle, catcall, doodlesack, harmoniphone, horn, bugle, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, cornopean, clarion, trumpet, trombone, ophicleide, French horn, saxophone, sax, buglehorn, saxhorn, flugelhorn, althorn, helicanhorn, posthorn, sackbut, euphonium, bombardon tuba, cymbal, bell, gong, tambour, tambourine, tamborine, drum, tom-tom, tabor, tabret, tabourine, taborin, side drum, kettle drum, timpani, tympani, tymbal, timbrel, castanet, bones, musical glasses, musical stones, harmonica, sounding-board, rattle, tam-tam, zambomba, reed, tuning fork, triangle, Jew's harp, musical box, harmonicon, xylophone, sordine, sordet, sourdine, sourdet, mute, (iv) PERCEPTION OF SOUND.


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