Bugle horn
Bugle horn Bu"gle horn` 1. A bugle. [1913 Webster]

One blast upon his bugle horn Were worth a thousand men. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. A drinking vessel made of horn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And drinketh of his bugle horn the wine. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bugle-horn — būˈgle horn noun 1. A horn used as a drinking vessel or hunting horn 2. A treble instrument with or without keys, usu made of copper, similar to the trumpet, but having the bell less expanded and the tube shorter and more conical, used more for… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bugle — (Del fr. bugle, este del ingl. bugle [horn], cuerno de caza, porque se hacía con cuerno de búfalo, y este del lat. bucŭlus, buey joven). m. Instrumento musical de viento, formado por un largo tubo cónico de metal, arrollado de distintas maneras y …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Bugle (instrument) — Bugler redirects here. For the tobacco brand, see Bugler (tobacco).The bugle is one of the simplest brass instruments; having no valves or other pitch altering devices. All pitch control is done by varying the player s embouchure, since the bugle …   Wikipedia

  • bugle — bugle1 bugler, n. /byooh geuhl/, n., v., bugled, bugling. n. 1. a brass wind instrument resembling a cornet and sometimes having keys or valves, used typically for sounding military signals. v.i. 2. to sound a bugle. 3. (of bull elks) to utter a… …   Universalium

  • bugle — [14] Bugle originally meant ‘buffalo’ or ‘bull’. It comes via Old French bugle from Latin būculus, a diminutive form of bos ‘ox’ (a relative of English cow). It was used from the early 14th century in the compound bugle horn, denoting a bull’s… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • bugle — [14] Bugle originally meant ‘buffalo’ or ‘bull’. It comes via Old French bugle from Latin būculus, a diminutive form of bos ‘ox’ (a relative of English cow). It was used from the early 14th century in the compound bugle horn, denoting a bull’s… …   Word origins

  • bugle — bugle1 noun (also bugle horn) a brass instrument like a small trumpet, traditionally used for military signals. verb sound a bugle. Derivatives bugler noun Origin ME (in the sense wild ox ): via OFr. from L. buculus, dimin. of bos ox ; hence… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bugle — Synonyms and related words: alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, antlia, bagpipe, ballad horn, baritone, bass horn, bay, beak, beep, beezer, bell, bill, blare, blast, blat, blow, blow a horn, blow the horn, brass choir, brass wind, brass wind… …   Moby Thesaurus

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