bugle call

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Related to bugle call: reveille
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Noun1.bugle call - a signal broadcast by the sound of a bugle
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
recall - a bugle call that signals troops to return
taps, lights-out - (military) signal to turn the lights out
reveille, wake-up signal - (military) signal to wake up
retreat - (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
tattoo - a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters
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But tarry ye behind in the borders of the forest, within earshot of my bugle call.
The Abbe Sicard sleeps here--the first great teacher of the deaf and dumb--a man whose heart went out to every unfortunate, and whose life was given to kindly offices in their service; and not far off, in repose and peace at last, lies Marshal Ney, whose stormy spirit knew no music like the bugle call to arms.
At the mention of Blanchard his head had tossed up as to a bugle call.
It was calm, and at intervals the bugle calls and the shouts of the enemy could be heard from the hill.
Bazylika Mariacka (or St Mary's Basilica) has 15th century towers and ornate interior, but there's another reason to visit - to hear the hejnal mariacki, the city's bugle call, which is played on the hour, every hour.
The Trumps bowed their heads and placed their hands over their hearts as the Taps bugle call rang out across the South Lawn.
When it comes to memorable love songs, the bugle call of the bull elk is hard to beat.
His bugle call was coarse and long, followed by a series of deep grunts.
Padilla said he had asked the Catholic Church for a tolling of church bells to follow the bugle call.
My bugle call to parents during Wales' magnificent quarter-final win against Belgium last Friday was a throwback to my own childhood.
An "emotional" discovery, the bugle call is a short tune played as a military signal announcing a scheduled event on a battlefield.
That will be up to performances on the pitch," said acting manager Eric Black, whose bugle call in his programme notes that the fightback starts now fell on deaf ears.