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.
Contemporary Examples

With Cigarettes Banned In Most Prisons, Gangs Shift From Drugs To Smokes Seth Ferranti June 1, 2013

Historical Examples

Civil War Experiences Henry Coddington Meyer
The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill
The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill
Three Years in the Federal Cavalry Willard Glazier
The Indian Chief Gustave Aimard
Fort Amity Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The Mark of the Beast Sidney Watson
The Burgess Animal Book for Children Thornton W. Burgess
A Lieutenant at Eighteen Oliver Optic

(music) a brass instrument similar to the cornet but usually without valves: used for military fanfares, signal calls, etc
(intransitive) to play or sound (on) a bugle
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
a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothes for decoration

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