bu·​gler | \ ˈbyü-glər How to pronounce bugler (audio) \

Definition of bugler

: a person who sounds a bugle

Examples of bugler in a Sentence

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When the remains arrived in Detroit, a bugler played taps in otherwise silent streets. Michael M. Phillips, WSJ, "The One Time American Troops Fought Russians Was at the End of World War I—and They Lost," 9 Nov. 2018 Codie Williams has been a bugler at the barracks, the only Marine post in the country to still blow a live horn for the daily calls of reveille, church, chow, etc. Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, "Precision, patriotism and a new stage for a beloved Marine tradition," 11 June 2018 Two of McCaslin’s nephews, Tom and Pat McCaslin of Omaha, attended Tuesday’s ceremony for Canty that included a lone bugler who played Taps, a military band and a seven-member honor guard firing three volleys from their rifles. courant.com, "WWII Veteran John Canty Of Winsted Buried at Arlington," 10 July 2018 The dedication of the historical marker will include an invocation by Archbishop Jerome Listecki, a musket salute, speeches and taps sounded by a bugler. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Historical marker honoring Civil War veterans at Calvary Cemetery to be dedicated on Gettysburg anniversary," 29 June 2018 For the fifth year, the National World War I Museum and Memorial is inviting people to gather at the base of the tower at sunset to hear a lone bugler play taps. Matt Campbell, kansascity, "Taps at the Tower returns for a week at Liberty Memorial, picnics welcome," 14 June 2018 There will be a rifle salute and taps will be played by a bugler. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's where you can celebrate Memorial Day in southern Waukesha County," 21 May 2018 Ivan Hiestand saluted as a bugler played taps Monday during Hobart’s Memorial Day commemoration under the watchful arm of the Doughboy monument on Main Street. Carole Carlson, Post-Tribune, "Fallen honored at Hobart Memorial Day ceremony," 28 May 2018 Scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. at the Army & Navy Club, the parade is to feature the Manchester High School band and buglers, Illing Middle School band, Clan Ross pipe band and the Manchester pipe band. Jesse Leavenworth, Courant Community, "Manchester Memorial Day Parade Set For Monday," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of bugler

1792, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bugler was in 1792

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