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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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Far Eastern University's Drum and Bugle Corps (FEU DBC) continues to lead the charge among college marching bands after winning major awards in two important competitions.
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A BUGLE that sounded at the Somme was played by a Welsh Guard at the service and vigil at Westminster Abbey yesterday.
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L/Cpl Liam Seer-Boylan, a drum-|mer from 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards, during the official launch of this summer's Beating Retreat on Horse Guards Parade, London, as he holds an original Waterloo Bugle recovered from the battlefield which will be played for the first time in 200 years during the Beating Retreat.
A BUGLE once played by a Marsden soldier sounded out the Last Post as a community gathered to honour the fallen soldiers from the First World War.
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