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  • n. Plural form of muster.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of muster.


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  • In one final and feeble effort, Earth's Grand President Makin musters the dregs of his fleet and sends three separate missions to the deepest reaches of space.

    Can You Name This Story? (Part 11)

  • I do on the other hand feel that the support the BNP musters is not to be dismissed.

    The Politics of Life On Mars

  • It sounds like Mercer's overheated email wasn't the only reason for the demise of MCDC, which launched in 2005 and gained widespread media attention for its "musters" -- actions in which volunteers camped out at the border with deck chairs and binoculars, on the lookout for illegal immigrants.


  • Yet the consistently rapid response that nobles received from their regional clients indicate that the latter took their informal obligations in this regard quite seriously. 8 As will be discussed later, some gentry clients were prepared, on occasion, to answer the call to musters from a local magnate even if it meant contributing to an army that intended to meet government forces in battle as was the case with Mary's clients in 1553 and Elizabeth's in 1558.

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • In front of me the large window, like that in an artist's studio, admitted the north light upon the long array of little porcelain teacups and saucers, and "musters," or square, flat boxes of tea-samples.

    St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 4, February 1878

  • Martin was an active member of Fire Buffs of Illinois and a regular attendee at "musters" or rallies for those interested in fire trucks and equipment.


  • No doubt we'll hear more talk of a shift in focus as Plaid musters a pre-emptive attack on an incoming Tory government.

    When tomorrow comes

  • Called to her bedside after one of her longer seizures, I am only three hours into a thirty-hour shift when Frances musters the rare effort and actually coughs.

    Between Expectations

  • But with a sense of duty as England confronts a second world war, he musters the courage to seek speech therapy so he can address and calm an anxious nation.

    'King's Speech' Praised By Chicago Kids Who Stutter

  • If Mr. Emanuel or any of the other five candidates musters a majority of votes on the first ballot, the race is over.

    Big Bump in Rahm's Road to City Hall


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