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call to arms

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  1. a command to report for active military duty.
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Origin of call to arms

First recorded in 1840–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for call to arms

gauntlet, glove, mobilize, rally

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Historical Examples of call to arms

  • She held Jarvis's letter in her hand—his call-to-arms letter.


    Marjorie Benton Cooke