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 for Bugle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bugle \Bu"gle\, n. [OE. bugle buffalo, buffalo's horn, OF.
     bugle, fr. L. buculus a young bullock, steer, dim. of bos ox.
     See Cow the animal.]
     A sort of wild ox; a buffalo. --E. Phillips.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bugle \Bu"gle\, n. [See Bugle a wild ox.]
     1. A horn used by hunters.
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     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        in the orchestra; now superseded by the cornet; -- called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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bugle \Bu"gle\, n. [LL. bugulus a woman's ornament: cf. G.
     b["u]gel a bent piece of metal or wood, fr. the same root as
     G. biegen to bend, E. bow to bend.]
     An elongated glass bead, of various colors, though commonly
     black.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bugle \Bu"gle\, a. [From Bugle a bead.]
     Jet black. "Bugle eyeballs." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bugle \Bu"gle\, n. [F. bugle; cf. It. bugola, L. bugillo.]
     (Bot.)
     A plant of the genus Ajuga of the Mint family, a native of
     the Old World.
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     Yellow bugle, the Ajuga cham[ae]pitys.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bugle
      n 1: a brass instrument without valves; used for military calls
           and fanfares
      2: any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen
         herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover [syn: bugle,
         bugleweed]
      3: a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothing for
         decoration
      v 1: play on a bugle

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "bugle":
     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 instrument, brasses, bray,
     bugle horn, carillon, clarion, conk, cornet, cornet-a-pistons,
     corno di caccia, cornopean, doodle, double-bell euphonium,
     double-tongue, euphonium, fife, flute, helicon, honk, horn,
     hunting horn, key trumpet, lip, lituus, lur, mellophone, muffle,
     muzzle, nares, neb, nib, nose, nostrils, nozzle, olfactory organ,
     ophicleide, orchestral horn, peal, pecker, pipe, pocket trumpet,
     post horn, proboscis, rhinarium, rostrum, sackbut, saxhorn,
     saxtuba, schnozzle, serpent, shriek, slide trombone, sliphorn,
     smeller, snoot, snout, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps,
     sousaphone, squeal, tenor tuba, tongue, toot, tootle,
     triple-tongue, tromba, trombone, trumpet, trunk, tuba, tweedle,
     valve trombone, valve trumpet, whistle, wind, wind the horn
  
  

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