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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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I like to get close, make lots of noise, and then move to the left and right, bugling and raking branches.
By late morning the bugling had subsided, and I needed to come up with a new plan.
The Wyoming Inn Elk Bugling Package rate varies depending on size and make-up of family groups; Fireplace, King-Fireplace-Jacuzzi-Kitchen rooms and extra nights are available on request.
Always be listening and watching for any sound or movement, because a high percentage of bulls that come to your calls will sneak in without bugling.
Not too long ago, elk were still scarce enough that most early bugling seasons were reserved for bowhunters and perhaps early blackpowder seasons.
But after two hours of bugling and listening while poking and probing into every nook and cranny, I had heard nothing.
cruising back roads, listening for bugling and offering calls after I've parked long enough to allow things to settle.
By doing this we could keep him interested and bugling as we stalked in closer.
And lured by the siren song of bugling elk, I began to sacrifice altitude.
In 10 days, we got into one herd of elk and heard virtually no bugling.
My concerns were short lived, as an hour before daylight the next morning Kyle (one of my hunting buddies) told me he heard a couple bulls bugling behind camp, the opposite direction from where we were hunting.