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1. A military bugle call, in the category of service calls, played to signal that all light in squad rooms be extinguished and that all loud talking and other disturbances be discontinued within 15 minutes. 2.  A performance that typically features military bands. This practice dates back to the 17th century when the military drummers would go into the towns to signal the troops to return to the barracks at the end