muster

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  • They defeat him only because he is unable to muster his full power.
  • Two days later, three companies were mustered in again for three years service.
  • When he returned he had the crew mustered and called the man forward.
  • But now she could muster enough power to have her normal shape back.
  • Four years were spent by both sides mustering all the people for the fight.
  • The king, on mustering his army, found it amount to ten thousand men. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part E, by David Hume
  • The village itself musters a church, a public house, and a post office.
  • The greatest were able to muster seven or eight hundred fighting men.
  • Charles had prepared a military force far larger than Michael could muster.
  • Today they are only mustered when required, and receive some three weeks duty notice in advance.
  • He returned to the regular army when his volunteers were mustered out following the war.
  • With the close of the war, the troops were mustered out of military service.
  • There are two general musters held every year in each county, and several company meetings. Cited from A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States, by Ferrall
  • Though we had driven them off, we heard them mustering again. Cited from 1492, by Mary Johnston
  • However, this company did not remain in existence for long and was never actually mustered into state service.
  • Yet she cannot muster up the courage to ask her about it.
  • Together, these officers mustered six ships of the line and numerous smaller craft.
  • In the first case he was bound to muster one-fourth, and in the second one-third.
  • All the philosophy he had been mustering up fell away from that last sentence. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XI, No. 27, June, 1873, by Various
  • Mustering all her courage, she gave the blow and cut off the head. Cited from The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, by Henry R. Schoolcraft
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Meaning of muster

  • noun A gathering of military personnel for duty
    he was thrown in the brig for missing muster
  • verb Gather or bring together
    muster the courage to do something, she rallied her intellect, Summon all your courage
  • verb Call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc.