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(in the British armed forces) the second of two bugle calls giving notice of the hour of retiring at night, played also at military funerals and acts of remembrance.
- ‘After a single bugle player performed the last post a minute's silence was held to remember those who never came home.’
- ‘A bugle blew in the Ruhr on Sunday, sounding the last post for the postwar German model.’
- ‘Corporal Stephen Pountney played the last post on the bugle and relatives laid wreaths in front of the memorial.’
last post/ˌlast ˈpōst/
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