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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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Just recently I and one other bugler had the honour of playing during the November Remembrance Service held in Mumbai, India.
Buglers will perform under the leadership of Naib Subedar (Musician) Daya Ram Joshi and pipes and drum band will play under the instructions of Naib Sub (Musician) Surinder Kumar.
Union and Confederate camps were often close enough that fifers, buglers and drummers could hear one another.
Although most buglers play modern trumpets - which unlike ancient bugles and trumpets have valves - they're still called buglers because they play traditional "bugle calls," according to a history of the art written by Buglers Hall of Fame member Jari Villanueva.
Then everybody moved outside to the memorial for two minute's silence, which was introduced and finished by a bugler playing an emotional last stand.
Later, at the Bath cemetery, all of the volunteer buglers performed "Taps" en masse.
Buglers, the coach firm, said it would not be commenting on the mapping mishap.
The first notes from the buglers started on different tracks.
Last night the Ministry of Defence insisted that the introduction of the battery-operated bugle is not down to a shortage of military buglers.
One issue troubling many who are involved with military burials is the shortage of buglers available to sound "Taps" for funerals.
As the time nudges 8pm, the buglers play the haunting tunes of the Last Post.
One of the Dublin tickets was sold in Buglers Ballyboden pub in South County Dublin.