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bugle3

[byoo-guh l] /ˈbyu gəl/
noun
1.
Also called bugle bead. a tubular glass bead used for ornamenting dresses.
adjective
2.
Also, bugled. ornamented with bugles.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for more bugled

bugle1

/ˈbjuːɡəl/
noun
1.
(music) a brass instrument similar to the cornet but usually without valves: used for military fanfares, signal calls, etc
verb
2.
(intransitive) to play or sound (on) a bugle
Derived Forms
bugler, noun
Word Origin
C14: short for bugle horn ox horn (musical instrument), from Old French bugle, from Latin būculus young bullock, from bōs ox

bugle2

/ˈbjuːɡəl/
noun
1.
any of several Eurasian plants of the genus Ajuga, esp A. reptans, having small blue or white flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates) Also called bugleweed See also ground pine
Word Origin
C13: from Late Latin bugula, of uncertain origin

bugle3

/ˈbjuːɡəl/
noun
1.
a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothes for decoration
Word Origin
C16: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for more bugled
bugle
mid-14c., abbreviation of buglehorn "drinking horn, hunting horn" (c.1300), from O.Fr. bugle "wild ox, buffalo," from L. buculus "heifer, young ox," dim. of bos "ox, cow" (see cow).
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Slang definitions & phrases for more bugled

bugle

noun

The nose; beak, schnozz (1865+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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