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Bugle call   /bjˈugəl kɔl/   Listen
Bugle call

A signal broadcast by the sound of a bugle.

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"Bugle call" Quotes from Famous Books

... fall, After the evening bugle call, In bivouac or in barrack-hall, His comrades speak of the Corporal, His death and his devotion. And there are some who like to say That perhaps a hidden meaning lay In the words he spoke, and that the day When his rough bold spirit passed away WAS the day that ...
— Songs of Action • Arthur Conan Doyle

... the forecastle ahead of them rang through the night. It was so loud and so fraught with alarm that it came in a muffled note to the men in the depths of the torpedo boat. A bugle call rang out, a drum was beaten. The erstwhile silent ship was filled ...
— A Little Traitor to the South - A War Time Comedy With a Tragic Interlude • Cyrus Townsend Brady

... tall, fat girl stood close by; her hand was on her sword, which she slapped slowly against her thighs. The odour of hair, cheap scent, necks, bosoms and arms was overpowering, and to Kate's sense of modesty there was something revolting in this loud display of body. A bugle call was soon sounded in the orchestra, and this was the signal for much noise and bustle. The conspirators rushed off the stage, threw aside their cloaks, and immediately after the soft curling strains of the waltz were heard; then the bugle was sounded again, and ...
— A Mummer's Wife • George Moore

... has given its signal—a short bugle call announcing a quadrille; and those in the garden are running down into the ball-room to ...
— The Real Latin Quarter • F. Berkeley Smith

... glee. Behind it all was the sunset, such a sunset as was never seen on land or sea. Ribbons of splendid colour streamed from the horizon to the zenith and set the shields of the knights aglow with shimmering flame. Clashing cymbals sounded from afar, then, clear and high, a bugle call, the winding silvery notes growing fainter and fainter till they were lost in the purple silence of the hills. Elaine turned, smiling—was not her ...
— At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern • Myrtle Reed

Words linked to "Bugle call" :   reveille, wake-up signal, sign, lights-out, signal, recall, taps, signaling, tattoo, retreat

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