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  • 181 call — see call no man happy till he dies he who pays the piper calls the tune many are called but few are chosen …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 182 call — [OE] Essentially, call is a Scandinavian word, although it does occur once in an Old English text, the late 10th century Battle of Maldon. It was borrowed from Old Norse kalla, which can be traced back via West and North Germanic *kal to an Indo… …

    Word origins

  • 183 call —  1) occasion, obligation ; he had no call to do it. Derb.  2) to abuse by calling names. They CALLED one another! …

    A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • 184 call·er — /ˈkɑːlɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] : a person who calls: such as a : a person who makes a telephone call The police have received information from an anonymous caller. b : a person who comes to visit someone …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 185 call-up — noun Date: 1940 1. an order to report for military service 2. a baseball player brought up to a major league team from the minor leagues …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 186 call in — verb a) To communicate with a base etc, by telephone. b) To summon someone, especially for help or advice …

    Wiktionary

  • 187 Call — Friedrich von, Austrian physician, 1844–1917. See C. Exner bodies, under body. * * * common null cell acute lymphocytic leukemia …

    Medical dictionary

  • 188 CALL — Computer Aided Language Learning …

    Acronyms

  • 189 CALL — ● ►en sg. m. ►XXXAO Computer Assisted Language Learning. Apprentissage d une langue étrangère assisté par ordinateur …

    Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • 190 call on — (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To visit briefly] Syn. stop in, have an appointment with, go to see; see visit 4 . 2. [To ask to do something] Syn. request, appeal to, entreat, exhort; see appeal 1 , ask 1 , beg 1 , urge 2 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 191 CALL — Computer Aided Language Learning …

    Acronyms von A bis Z

  • 192 call — n Prediction, interpretation. The weatherman made a goodcall about when the storm would come. 1950s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 193 call — caul …

    American English homophones

  • 194 call — I. , v. n. Wright’s L. P. p. 59 II. , sb. == cap worn on the head. Pol. S. 158. Fr. cale …

    Oldest English Words

  • 195 call in — recall, request to return; demand repayment of a debt; phone to one s job and ask for permission to stay at home due to illness (Slang) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 196 CALL — Caius Allius, Callaecorum …

    Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • 197 call v — calculate v, cauldron n …

    English expressions

  • 198 call-up — noun an instance of being summoned to serve in the armed forces or a sports team …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 199 call — 1) , e, i, o (L). Hardened 2) , i, o, «us (G). A beauty; beautiful …

    Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • 200 call-in — noun (C) AmE a radio or television programme in which people telephone to give their opinions; phone in BrE …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English