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bu·gle 1

 (byo͞o′gəl)
n.
1. Music A brass instrument somewhat shorter than a trumpet and lacking keys or valves.
2. The loud resonant call of an animal, especially a male elk during rutting season.
intr.v. bu·gled, bu·gling, bu·gles
1. Music To sound a bugle.
2. To produce a loud resonant call, as of a rutting male elk.

[Middle English, wild ox, hunting horn made from the horn of a wild ox, from Old French, steer, from Latin būculus, diminutive of bōs, ox; see gwou- in Indo-European roots.]

bu′gler n.

bu·gle 2

 (byo͞o′gəl)
n.
A tubular glass or plastic bead that is used to trim clothing.

[Origin unknown.]

bu·gle 3

 (byo͞o′gəl)
n.
Any of several creeping Old World herbs of the genus Ajuga in the mint family, having opposite leaves, square stems, and terminal spikes of purplish to white flowers. Also called bugleweed.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin būgula (perhaps influenced by būglōssa, bugloss), from Latin būgillō.]
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Then I made a mistake: I bugled in a spot where the woods were fairly open, just to see if I could get the bull to answer.
I bugled, received a retort after half a minute and plunged in after him, cringing with every step, pushing through clutching second growth, the river roaring just below.
It was there, in 2003, that Tom and Mark bugled up a nice six-point for me, and I shot him at about 10 yards.
Scarcely had I drifted off in to a delicious snooze, when a bull bugled just above me.
Baillie bugled again, and the elk began to move toward him, reluctant, but resigned to the battle.
Needless to say, I was never convinced by the two times he had bugled earlier that he was a shooter.
My fiance bugled and immediately the bull bugled back, this time 80-100 yards away.
It was a long way across with limited cover, but when the bull bugled again we realized he was on the move, and we quickly hopscotched our way across, pausing at each little bit of cover before dashing to the next.
And then, when he bugled again, he was further away?
Then another bull with heavier antlers came to timber's edge on the far slope and bugled a challenge.