mess call

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noun Military.

a bugle call for mess.

Nearby words

  1. mesozoic,
  2. mesquite,
  3. mess,
  4. mess about,
  5. mess around,
  6. mess gear,
  7. mess hall,
  8. mess jacket,
  9. mess kit,
  10. mess up

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Examples from the Web for mess call

  • Already the ship officers were on the bridge ready to "take the sun," and mess-call for the men was sounding on the lower decks.

    Ray's Daughter|Charles King
  • The throaty bugles blew the Mess-call that has a long legend behind it.

    The Day's Work, Volume 1|Rudyard Kipling