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Definition of "bugle-call" [bugle-call]

  • A short melody sounded upon a bugle as a signal or order. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "bugle-call" in a sentence
  • "The music appeared to rise from out of the vast jungle-clad crater below me, and as the bugle-call died away, I distinctly beard the bleating of goats!"
  • "I didn't see a soul as I came, but I was cheered by the sound of a bugle-call in the distance, and I was pressing ahead more boldly up towards the temple ruin when someone clicked his tongue in the shadows, and I reined up sharply."
  • "Suddenly, as clearly as if I were on a parade-ground, my ears caught the sound of a bugle-call."