from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To accuse.
- v. To call upon; call forth; challenge.
- v. To call; summon.
- v. To call names; miscall.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To accuse.
- To call upon; call forth; challenge.
- To call; summon.
- To call names; miscall.
It was observable that Captain Wade, kissing me on parting, did a little detain my Hand, and for this Sam'l did so betwit and becall me, returning in the Coach, that I pretended sleep, which did put him in a great discontent and so angry and without Prayers to bed.
Toe, he do so becall me that it was ten to an Ace that I did hurle the
'Don't yo becall Papists!' cried David, fiercely, facing round upon him.
You must not becall me for laughing when you spoke; you mistook when you thought I laughed at you as a foolish man.