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bugle


  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kent  bugle  \Kent"  bu"gle\  [Probably  named  after  a  Duke  of  Kent.] 
  (Mus.) 
  A  curved  bugle,  having  six  finger  keys  or  stops,  by  means  of 
  which  the  performer  can  play  upon  every  key  in  the  musical 
  scale;  --  called  also  {keyed  bugle},  and  key  {bugle}. 
  --Moore. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bugle  \Bu"gle\,  n.  [LL.  bugulus  a  woman's  ornament:  cf  G. 
  b["u]gel  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bugle  \Bu"gle\,  a.  [From  {Bugle}  a  bead.] 
  Jet  black.  ``Bugle  eyeballs.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bugle  \Bu"gle\,  n.  [F.  bugle;  cf  It  bugola  L.  bugillo.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Ajuga}  of  the  Mint  family,  a  native  of 
  the  Old  World. 
 
  {Yellow  bugle},  the  {Ajuga  cham[ae]pitys}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bugle  \Bu"gle\,  n.  [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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bugle  \Bu"gle\,  n.  [See  {Bugle}  a  wild  ox.] 
  1.  A  horn  used  by  hunters. 
 
  2.  (Mus.)  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  in  the  orchestra;  now  superseded  by  the  cornet;  --  called 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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bugle 
  n  1:  without  valves;  used  for  military  calls  and  fanfares 
  2:  any  of  various  low-growing  annual  or  perennial  evergreen 
  herbs  native  to  Eurasia;  used  for  ground  cover  [syn:  {bugleweed}] 
  3:  a  tubular  glass  or  plastic  bead  sewn  onto  clothing  for 
  decoration 
  v  :  play  on  a  bugle 




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