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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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After a half-hour of calf/cow mews and bugles, a bull bugled from what sounded like about 400 yards away.
And besides, just then the bull I'd been after bugled just up the hill from me.
When he was close to Tom, I bugled, hoping he would look up where I was and not at Tom.
The bull bugled several times as I worked toward him, so I hurried up the steep hillside to get in front of him and his cows.
As these two monarchs sounded off, three more bulls bugled.
As I bugled and cow-called, we saw a couple of small bulls and some cows moving across 100 yards above us, but we never saw the herd bull.
Numerous times I bugled and he answered, but then he would only vanish before I could move in.
Every time Jay bugled, I would step a few yards closer to the bull while climbing over logs, wading through head-high brush, and dodging pine branches.
In desperation Brad bugled again, and that same instant he noticed strange objects flying out of the dip and faDing back to the ground.
I called, listened, bugled (using different calls to sound like different bulls), and thrashed trees for about 30 minutes without a response.