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  • v. Present participle of muster.
  • n. A bringing together, as of livestock for counting.


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  • I have no problem with congratulating Obama for his success in mustering the delegates to become the presumptive nominee, but I don't think that people should criticize Hillary for not accepting defeat more immediately and more explicitly.

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  • Occasionally it happened, especially in mustering times, that nobody remembered to pen the goats in their yard by the lagoon, and on these occasions they would get under the house, and the noise of their horns knocking against the floor of her bedroom would so effectively destroy Lady Bridget's chances of sleep that she would rise in the night and drive them into their fold.

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  • One day was spent in mustering sheep, an employment not at all to Norah's taste.

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  • Though Fort Pickens is not to be attacked by the American Secessionists, they take much pains to impress upon the world that they are still eager for conflict, and they show continued energy in mustering, drilling, and fortifying.

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  • He recalls mustering a militia for the struggle against England.

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  • It is about life support, and economics in the most elemental sense – that is, the mustering of available resources to meet urgent human need.


  • Her Uncle Jim walked into view, powerake in hand, and proceeded to embark on the eternal New England early-fall outing known as mustering the leaves.

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  • These met every three months by companies and made some feeble attempts at drilling, or "mustering," as it was called.

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  • Further, the CoreStreet PIVMAN for Lenel Solution retrieves audit logs from the Clients and uploads them to OnGuard for display in the Alarm Monitoring application, and for use in activities such as mustering and reporting.

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  • We haven't seen any signs of this so-called mustering of troops you've been ranting about. "



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