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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A brass musical instrument without valves; A tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothing for decoration; Any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia v. - Play on a brass musical horn.

Usage examples (4)
  • As I like the fiery, deafening drum-roll and screaming fife, and silver, sweet bugle-calls.
  • "Back, ye damned kerrigan," and Bryde's voice was high like a bugle-note, and he sprang forward.
  • The next day, at half-past five in the morning, the bugle-call rang through the barrack-yard at Souvigny.
  • At last Picton stumbled over a prize -- a bushel-basket half-filled with potatoes, whereat he raised a bugle-note of triumph. for more
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