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noun as in musical horn

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Doing so lets me avoid eating freeze-dried meals for a week, but keeps cook time to a minimum when I’m exhausted from chasing bugles.

That magical show is only matched by the elk rut—when large males start fighting and bugling for the affection of females—which commences in September and carries on into October at the Horseshoe Park area at dawn and dusk.

Diners are instructed to mix the ingredients with a nearby sauce based on gochujang so that each bite delivers the taste equivalent of a little bugle blast.

His first gig was with a drum-and-bugle corps put together by the parish priest.

Friends said he kept the little gold bugle with him the rest of his life.

Upstairs in the galleries, Jim Costanzo spouted lefty politics between tunes on his baritone bugle.

Here are bugle-horns without bugle-men, and it is a chance if we can find anybody in Greece to blow them.

Du Maurier was one of the great names of British theatre, she regarded ‘a summons’ from him to be a ‘bugle call from Olympus.’

Before the dread significance of these things became clear, a bugle-call rang out.

Incessant bugle-calls from the natives added to the commotion, and thousands of Chinese crowded into the Chinese Consulate.

Non-military readers may need to be reminded that the “last post” is a bugle-call which signifies the close of the day.

Outside, the town lay asleep, and from a gate in the old wall a sentry with a bugle blew a quiet "All's well."

She rode the drill every day, like any soldier; and she could take the bugle and direct the evolutions herself.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bugle, such as: clarion, cornet, trumpet, and misery pipe.

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