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call something over

Definition of call something over in English:

dated Read out a list of names to determine those present: a gentleman proceeded to call over the names of the jury
More example sentences
  • It has been the practice of the House of Commons, on occasions of sufficient importance, to order that the House be called over at a future day.
  • Under the new Act for regulating the trial of controverted elections, you will, in the discharge of your duty, call over the names in the alphabetical list of Members.
  • Charles Mansfield, our third lieutenant, came on deck, and called the list over.
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