call to arms
Date: 1791 1. a summons to engage in active hostilities 2. a summons, invitation, or appeal to undertake a particular course of action <
a political call to arms
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  • call to arms — a command to report for active military duty. [1840 50] * * * call to arms An appeal or warning to prepare to fight • • • Main Entry: ↑arm * * * call to arms phrase something that makes people want to take action and get involved in an attempt to …   Useful english dictionary

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