(Bu"gle), n. [LL. bugulus a woman's ornament: cf. G. bügel a bent piece of metal or wood, fr. the
same root as G. biegen to bend, E. bow to bend.] An elongated glass bead, of various colors, though
(Bu"gle), a. [From Bugle a bead.] Jet black. "Bugle eyeballs." Shak.
Yellow bugle, the Ajuga chamæpitys.
(Bu"gle), n. [F. bugle; cf. It. bugola, L. bugillo.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Ajuga of the Mint
family, a native of the Old World.
(Bu"gled) a. Ornamented with bugles.
1. A bugle.
One blast upon his bugle horn
Were worth a thousand men.
Sir W. Scott.
2. A drinking vessel made of horn. [Obs.]
And drinketh of his bugle horn the wine.
(Bu"gler) n. One who plays on a bugle.
(Bu"gle*weed`) n. (Bot.) A plant of the Mint family and genus Lycopus; esp. L. Virginicus,
which has mild narcotic and astringent properties, and is sometimes used as a remedy for hemorrhage.
Small wild bugloss, the Asperugo procumbens and the Lycopsis arvensis. Viper's bugloss, a
species of Echium.
(Bu"gloss) n.; pl. Buglosses [F. buglosse, L. buglossa, buglossus, fr. Gr. oxtongue ox
+ tongue.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Anchusa, and especially the A. officinalis, sometimes called
(Bug"wort`) n. (Bot.) Bugbane.
(Buhl Buhl"work) n. [From A. Ch. Boule, a French carver in wood.] Decorative woodwork in
which tortoise shell, yellow metal, white metal, etc., are inlaid, forming scrolls, cartouches, etc. [Written
also boule, boulework.]
(Buhl"buhl) n. (Zoöl.) See Bulbul.
(Buhr"stone`) n. [OE. bur a whetstone for scythes.] (Min.) A cellular, flinty rock, used for
mill stones. [Written also burrstone.]
(Build) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Built ; p. pr. & vb. n. Building. The regular imp. & p. p. Builded
is antiquated.] [OE. bulden, bilden, AS. byldan to build, fr. bold house; cf. Icel. bol farm, abode,
Dan. bol small farm, OSw. bol, böle, house, dwelling, fr. root of Icel. ba to dwell; akin to E. be, bower,
1. To erect or construct, as an edifice or fabric of any kind; to form by uniting materials into a regular
structure; to fabricate; to make; to raise.
Nor aught availed him now
To have built in heaven high towers.
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