call to arms


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call to arms

noun
A rallying term used by proponents of a cause:
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His stealthy call to arms had aroused them in time at least to crawl behind some shelter and grip their rifles.
David Cameron said his spine was "tingling" with excitement as he made a rousing call to arms to make London 2012 "the greatest show on earth".
with a re-enactment of the actual call to arms our early settlers answered in 1775.
It was reported yesterday that former Prime Minister Tony Blair will soon get a call to arms from the No faction.
AVID Cameron delivered a polished speech on a Ddifficult day to the Tory Party conference yesterday, but his call to arms to the British people was optimistic at best.
CALL TO ARMS Prentis rallies delegates at conference yesterday
Saxon - Call To Arms There's something very distinctive about Biff Byford's voice.
Taking its name from a song of the same name, Adrian describes the track as being a call to arms inspired by what could lay ahead for mankind.
BRUSSELS, July 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 'The e-Skills Manifesto - A Call to Arms,' authored by Ade McCormack - Financial Times columnist, adviser and ICT market commentator - makes its European debut today.
Calling for Christians to become more involved in environmental conservation, he draws on many Christian writing of the past to support his environmental call to arms.
In a Lord Kitchener-style call to arms, we're urging every fan to keep the faith as Boro begin a 10-match fight for survival.
Opener The Beginning Of The Twist is a call to arms, while Radio Heart casts a sinister shadow, and Hard To Bear is an anthem to fill the biggest stadium.