called up


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called up

(for military service) drafted
References in classic literature ?
Alexander was called up into the room: it was with great difficulty that I understood his Greek, and had but little of my own.
It would be tedious to trouble the reader with relating what vast numbers of illustrious persons were called up to gratify that insatiable desire I had to see the world in every period of antiquity placed before me.
I then ordered all our men to be called up, and told them there was a design to seize the ship, and take us for pirates, and asked them if they would stand by us, and by one another; the men answered cheerfully, one and all, that they would live and die with us.