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

Definition of bugler

: a person who sounds a bugle

Examples of bugler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is still a need for colorguards, buglers and wreath sponsors, as well as members of the community to come out to honor our fallen heroes. Gabrielle Copeland Schoeffield, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "West Carroll: Wreaths Across America Day fast approaching; Santa to visit New Windsor," 4 Dec. 2019 The air of the original encampments was filled with the sounds of drummers, buglers and fifers. Brenda Yenke, cleveland.com, "Stage set for Zoar Civil War Review & Burton Antiques Market: Yenke Peddler antiques," 19 Sep. 2019 During Thursday morning’s ceremony, Harry, who served two tours of Afghanistan during his 10 years in the Army, and Meghan placed their own crosses in the garden and the Last Post was sounded by a lone bugler. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "Meghan Markle Makes Her Debut Visit to the Field of Remembrance Alongside Prince Harry," 7 Nov. 2019 See how pianos are made from start to finish A German immigrant named Steinweg, who was a bugler at the Battle of Waterloo, started making pianos in New York in 1853. Robert Reid, National Geographic, "7 great places to see music instruments being made," 15 Aug. 2019 Compacted, the bugler’s notes explode rather than just sound. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Photography’s biggest stars are out in MFA’s ‘Viewpoints’ show," 15 Aug. 2019 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

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First Known Use of bugler

1792, in the meaning defined above

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9 Dec 2019

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“Bugler.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bugler. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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