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summon
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Definition
to call forth
The exact meaning of summon can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "summon to court" — officially demand that someone appear in court (call them to court)
  • "summon the team to a meeting" — call upon the team members to attend a meeting
  • "summon help" — call others to come and help
  • "summon her courage" — call forth her courage from within
  • A lad of fourteen, with a bright, keen face, had obeyed the summons of the manager.
    Chapter 4 — Sir Henry Baskerville (93% in)

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