Bugle



a brass wind instrument resembling a cornet and sometimes having keys or valves, used typically for sounding military signals.
to sound a bugle.
(of bull elks) to utter a rutting call.
to call by or with a bugle:
to bugle reveille.
ajuga.
Also called bugle bead. a tubular glass bead used for ornamenting dresses.
Also, bugled. ornamented with bugles.
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noun
(music) a brass instrument similar to the cornet but usually without valves: used for military fanfares, signal calls, etc
verb
(intransitive) to play or sound (on) a bugle
noun
any of several Eurasian plants of the genus Ajuga, esp A. reptans, having small blue or white flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates) Also called bugleweed See also ground pine
noun
a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothes for decoration
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    Also called bugle bead. a tubular glass bead used for ornamenting dresses. Also, bugled. ornamented with bugles. noun (music) a brass instrument similar to the cornet but usually without valves: used for military fanfares, signal calls, etc verb (intransitive) to play or sound (on) a bugle noun any of several Eurasian plants of the genus […]

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    a plant belonging to the genus Lycopus, of the mint family, especially L. virginicus, reputed to have medicinal properties. ajuga. noun (US) Also called water horehound. any aromatic plant of the genus Lycopus, having small whitish or pale blue flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates) See also gipsywort another name for bugle2



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