Call-to-arms



a command to report for active military duty.
Contemporary Examples

Judith Miller: My Gun Control Fantasy Judith Miller July 21, 2012

Historical Examples

Bambi Marjorie Benton Cooke

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    an act of calling back. a summoning of workers back to work after a layoff. a summoning of an employee back to work after working hours, as for emergency business. a request to a performer who has auditioned for a role, booking, or the like to return for another audition. recall (def 12). a return […]

  • Callback

    an act of calling back. a summoning of workers back to work after a layoff. a summoning of an employee back to work after working hours, as for emergency business. a request to a performer who has auditioned for a role, booking, or the like to return for another audition. recall (def 12). a return […]



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    a bulletin board, as in a theater, on which notices are posted announcing rehearsals, changes in the cast, etc. Historical Examples The Art of Stage Dancing Ned Wayburn The Art of Stage Dancing Ned Wayburn The Art of Stage Dancing Ned Wayburn

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