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beat to quarters

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  • v. To summon the crew of a sailing man-of-war to their stations for action against an enemy. In the Royal Navy the drums were beaten to the rhythm of Heart of Oak.

Etymologies

See beat ("to signal beating a drum") (Wiktionary)

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