Definition of Call-out

1. Noun. A challenge to a fight or duel.

Generic synonyms: Challenge
Derivative terms: Call Out

Definition of Call-out

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of call out) ¹

2. Noun. (''graphic arts'') A caption or label ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Call-out

call-in show
call-out (current term)
call 'em as one sees 'em
call a spade a spade
call an ambulance
call at
call attention
call back
call box
call boy
call boys
call center
call centers
call centre

Literary usage of Call-out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1874)
"... on such terms as they think best: but if said Assembly be not satisfy'd as to the value of said land, then the memorialist prays liberty to call out the ..."

2. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1917)
"Transform industries, call out men, call in women. Pity to have overlooked it before. Half a year has been lost—or was it a year—or was it more ? ..."

3. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"... to all such militia as his Excellency the Governor shall think proper to call out in Consequence of the above requisitions. Extract from the minutes. ..."

4. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... call out too many proofs. DEAR SIR: APPENDIX NO. XXV.—VOL. III., p. 366. Governor Colei Vieil to Mr. Adams. ..."

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