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- n. Someone who plays the bugle
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who plays on a bugle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who plays a bugle; specifically, a soldier assigned to convey the commands of the officers by signals sounded on a bugle. Buglers are also employed upon United States vessels of war.
- n. A fish of the family Centriscidæ and genus Centriscus; a snipe-fish.
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- n. someone who plays a bugle
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My bugler is no great hand as a musician, but the gamest fellow I ever saw (I am my own trumpeter, n'est-ce pas, ma femme?); but all our fighting is now over.
It was Philip, that is, the bugler boy, who thought of the windmill.
The fact always remained that at the clear, steady notes the soldiers wheeled to do his bidding; that the bugler was a power for courage or cowardice, whichever way a boy was built.
"By Jesus," he said, "we are soon formed; I and my bugler are alone."
He called the bugler, and told him to blow "Boots and Saddles," and in five minutes to sound, "To Horse;" then he turned to me and said,
The Queen instantly called her bugler, the tame Musquito, and bade him call the scattered Faeries all about her.
I'm called the bugler, but what I play is actually a herald trumpet.
The bugler is the son of a Board member from our station, and the piper is a retired police officer AND volunteer fire fighter.
"orderly call," the General, in tender consideration of my deafness, called the bugler, and bade him sound it again by the side of the carriage.
The "bugler" that awakes the stem cells in this battle is gamma interferon, a front-line protein defender against bacterial infection, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears in the current issue of the journal Nature.