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(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Call


(n.) The persons, collectively, engaged in any particular professions or employment.


(n.) Title; appellation; name.


(n.) One's usual occupation, or employment; vocation; business; trade.


(n.) A naming, or inviting; a reading over or reciting in order, or a call of names with a view to obtaining an answer, as in legislative bodies.


(n.) A divine summons or invitation; also, the state of being divinely called.


(n.) A summoning or convocation, as of Parliament.


(n.) The act of one who calls; a crying aloud, esp. in order to summon, or to attact the attention of, some one.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Calling'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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