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  • n. Plural form of mustering.


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  • Also she has the reputation of knowing what is correct procedure on all and sundry occasions, as well as of being skilled in lamentations, funeral rites, and festivities in connection with the musterings of recruits.

    Through Russia

  • Here in the northward regions were the mines and forges, and the musterings of long-planned war; and here the Dark Power, moving its armies like pieces on the board, was gathering them together.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • The yeomen appeared to be more in their element than I have ever seen them anywhere else, except, indeed, at labor; -- more so than at musterings and such gatherings of amusement.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866

  • I come along wid de Secession flag and de musterings.

    Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves South Carolina Narratives, Part 1

  • And Buckingham palace, with its guards, cavalcades, musterings of the multitude, and thundering of brass bands, seemed to be the focus of a national revolution.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 56, No. 345, July, 1844

  • We have plenty of chroniclers of that epoch -- marching us with swinging historic stride on from battle unto battle -- great in describing in long sentences the musterings, the conflicts, and the retreats.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • "Blows" (so called) of the students, at the meetings of their various clubs, at their military musterings, and other like occasions.

    The Opium Habit

  • Quiet Stockman, with a dozen or so of cattle "boys" to help them, had the year's musterings and brandings to get through; the Dandy would be wherever he was most needed; yard-building, yard-repairing, carting stores or lending a hand with mustering when necessity arose, while the

    We of the Never-Never

  • Zicari who, it must be said, has made the best of his case, will have it that the musterings and battles of the good and evil angels are copied from the 'Angeleide' of Valvasone published at Milan in 1590.

    Old Calabria

  • We heard of great reviews and musterings in Paris too, and then that Wellington was in the

    The Great Shadow and Other Napoleonic Tales


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