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Call (A)

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A “divinesummons or invitation, as “a call to the ministry.”

A call before the curtain. An applause inviting a favourite actor to appear before the curtain, and make his bow to the audience.

A Gospel call. The invitation of the Gospel to men to believe in Jesus to the saving of their souls.

A morning call. A short morning visit.

A call on shareholders. A demand to pay up a part of the money due for shares allotted in a company.

Payable at call. To be paid on demand.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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