Kent bugle
Bugle Bu"gle, n. [See {Bugle} a wild ox.] 1. A horn used by hunters. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) A copper instrument of the horn quality of tone, shorter and more conical that the trumpet, sometimes keyed; formerly much used in military bands, very rarely in the orchestra; now superseded by the cornet; -- called also the {Kent bugle}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Kent bugle — Kent bu gleprop. n. [Probably named after a Duke of Kent.] (Mus.) A curved bugle, having six finger keys or stops, by means of which the performer can play upon every key in the musical scale; called also {keyed bugle}, and {key bugle}. Moore.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kent-bugle — /kentˈbūˈgl/ noun An obsolete keybugle ORIGIN: Supposed to be named after a Duke of Kent …   Useful english dictionary

  • kent bugle — noun Usage: usually capitalized K Etymology: probably after Edward Augustus died 1820 1st duke of Kent, English soldier : key bugle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bugle — Bu gle, n. [See {Bugle} a wild ox.] 1. A horn used by hunters. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) A copper instrument of the horn quality of tone, shorter and more conical that the trumpet, sometimes keyed; formerly much used in military bands, very rarely …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • key bugle — Kent bugle Kent bu gleprop. n. [Probably named after a Duke of Kent.] (Mus.) A curved bugle, having six finger keys or stops, by means of which the performer can play upon every key in the musical scale; called also {keyed bugle}, and {key bugle} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keyed bugle — Kent bugle Kent bu gleprop. n. [Probably named after a Duke of Kent.] (Mus.) A curved bugle, having six finger keys or stops, by means of which the performer can play upon every key in the musical scale; called also {keyed bugle}, and {key bugle} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Royal Kent — may refer to:*The Queen s Own Buffs, The Royal Kent Regiment *The Royal Kent C of E Primary School in Oxshott, Surrey *Royal Kent, an English manufacturers of bone china *The Royal Kent bugle, a 19th century keyed variant of the brass instrument …   Wikipedia

  • Key bugle — Key Key (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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