bugle call


bugle call
n. signal transmitted by the sound of a bugle

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Bugle call — A bugle call is a short tune, originating as a military signal announcing scheduled and certain non scheduled events on a military installation, battlefield, or ship. Historically bugle calls indicated the change in daily routines of camp. Each… …   Wikipedia

  • bugle call — noun a signal broadcast by the sound of a bugle • Hypernyms: ↑signal, ↑signaling, ↑sign • Hyponyms: ↑recall, ↑taps, ↑lights out, ↑reveille, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bugle-call — būˈgle call noun • • • Main Entry: ↑bugle …   Useful english dictionary

  • bugle call — Synonyms and related words: Angelus, Angelus bell, alarm, alarum, battle cry, birdcall, call, call to arms, call up, catchword, clarion, clarion call, conscription, exhortation, go for broke, gung ho, last post, levy, mobilization, moose call,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Recall (bugle call) — Recall is a bugle call used to signals to soldiers that duties or drills are to cease, or to indicate that a period of relaxation should end. Outside of a military context, it is used to signal when a game should end, such as a game of capture… …   Wikipedia

  • Charge (bugle call) — An example of a Charge. Charge is a bugle call which signals to execute a charge, or to gallop forward into harm s way with deadly intent. A simple unmistakable call, it was even recognizable by experienced horses. See also Charge (fanfare) …   Wikipedia

  • Mail Call (bugle call) — Mail Call is a bugle call which signals personnel to assemble for the distribution of mail. Categories: Music stubsBugle calls …   Wikipedia

  • Assembly (bugle call) — Assembly is a bugle call used to call in a group of soldiers or scouts. It is also sometimes referred to as Fall in .A commonly known earthy mnemonic lyric associated with the call goes: There s a soldier in the grass, with a bullet up his ass,… …   Wikipedia

  • call to quarters — call′ to quar′ters n. mil a bugle call summoning soldiers to their quarters • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • call to quarters — n. Mil. a bugle call shortly before taps, notifying soldiers to retire to their quarters …   English World dictionary


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