1) ‘Bugle’ was originally the word for a buffalo or wild ox and the bugle-horn was used first as a drinking vessel and then became in its shortened form the musical instrument (OED).

1403 lego Johanni Axe ... unum bugill, York. The occupational term probably referred to the craftsman who fashioned drinking vessels: c.1217 Willelmo le bugalir, York.

spellings bugler
places York
dates 1217 1403

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