Meaning of BUGLE in English

1. n. & v.

--n. (also bugle-horn) a brass instrument like a small trumpet, used esp. by huntsmen and for military signals.


1. intr. sound a bugle.

2 tr. sound (a note, a call, etc.) on a bugle.


bugler n. buglet n.

Etymology: ME, orig. 'buffalo', f. OF f. L buculus dimin. of bos ox 2. n. a blue-flowered mat-forming plant, Ajuga reptans.

Etymology: ME f. LL bugula 3. n. a tube-shaped bead sewn on a dress etc. for ornament.

Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.