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bugle,

brass wind musical instrument consisting of a conical tube coiled once upon itself, capable of producing five or six harmonics. It is usually in G or B flat. Its principal use is for military and naval bugle calls, such as taps and reveille, and, in earlier times, for hunting calls. In the early 19th cent., keyed bugles were made in order to obtain a complete scale.

reducer

reducer, 2
1. A thinner or solvent; used to lower the viscosity of a paint, varnish, or lacquer.

bugle

1
Music a brass instrument similar to the cornet but usually without valves: used for military fanfares, signal calls, etc.

bugle

2. any of several Eurasian plants of the genus Ajuga, esp A. reptans, having small blue or white flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

bugle

3
a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothes for decoration
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More likely it's a reference to the fact that after a bugler played the end-of-day call, a drummer would sound a short series of taps.
We're a dance troupe as well," said Bugler, who explained that his team has also been given the honour to represent Canada in the opening ceremonies of The World Youth Cup.
Earlier this year, the Buglers Hall of Fame inducted the Sutherlin resident as a member, honoring Smith as the "first female bugler in the United States military," and only the second woman accepted into the group, which along with many military buglers also includes Louis Armstrong.
GUARD OF HONOUR: Above, standards are carried in tribute to Joe Hill at the funeral and, above, left, his medals are on display while, right, bugler Tony Longstaff plays the Last Post.
A live bugler performing 'Taps' is an expression of the nation's appreciation for the service of each veteran," said Thomas Day, a Marine veteran who founded Bugles Across America in 2000.
flag etiquette and the use of pipe and drum corps, bugler, honor guard, badge mourning bands, flowers, and ribbons in detail.
Every hour on the hour, a bugler tells time for the city and at noon the call is broadcast to the entire country.
As a field bugler with the Service Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I had the unique distinction of sounding the last bugle call on July 27, 1953.
We all stood at attention and put on our helmets and the bugler sounded attention and General Patton mounted this sort of PT platform in front of these 3,000.
We have been asked to expand on the credits for Rocco Yim's bamboo pavilion, Berlin, published in AR January 2001, p24: Gammon Construction supplied the bamboo, tested joints and built the pavilion; Ove Arup & Partners HK carried out structural analysis and design, devised and supervised joint tests and liaised with HKW in Berlin; Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt organized the Berlin end; Bugler & Jaeck provided the structural proof engineering service in Berlin; Festival of Vision Hong Kong Berlin organized the Hong Kong end.
The arrival of a new neighbor, Mick Bugler, triggers a dispute over rights to parts of "the mountain" -- "my mountain," as far as Joseph is concerned -- that turns Bugler into Joseph's bitterest enemy and leaves Breege agonizingly torn between her love for her brother, abusive though he may be at times, and her feelings for Bugler, who does not treat her a great deal better.
An expert drummer, he also learned to play the bugle and was promoted to corps bugler, a high honor for such a young soldier.