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muster

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Noun

Singular
muster

Plural
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  1. Something shown for imitation; a pattern.
  2. A show; a display.
  3. An assembling or review of troops, as for parade, verification of numbers, inspection, exercise, or introduction into service.
  4. The sum total of an army when assembled for review and inspection; the whole number of effective men in an army.
  5. Any assemblage or display; a gathering.
  6. A collection of peafowl (an invented term rather than one used by zoologists).
  7. A roundup of livestock for inspection, branding, drenching, shearing etc.
  8. The act of mustering.

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Verb

Infinitive
to muster

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to muster (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To collect, call or assemble together, such as troops or a group for inspection, orders, display etc.
  2. (transitive) To summon together; to get together.
    I mustered up all my remaining willpower.
  3. (transitive) To enroll in service.
  4. (intransitive) To be gathered together for parade, inspection, exercise, or the like; to come together as parts of a force or body.

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References

  • "muster" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

muster” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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