Origin and Etymology of bugle
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
What is the origin of bugle?
In early English, the word bugle meant “wild ox.” The horns of oxen were made into signaling devices for soldiers and hunters, first called bugle horns. Later this was shortened to bugle.
First Known Use of bugle
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