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muster
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
muster strength or the crew
Definition
to gather
The exact meaning of this sense of muster is often subject to its context. For example:
  • "mustered her courage/strength/a smile" — to gather from within
  • "muster the soldiers/crew" — to gather — typically for inspection
  • "muster volunteers/votes" — to gather enough to do something
  • After a few minutes, I mustered strength, and started to obey her.
    10 — A Perilous Passage In The Slave Girl's Life (84% in)

There are no more uses of "muster" flagged with this meaning in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • It was always the custom to have a muster every year.
    12 — Fear Of Insurrection (3% in)
  • This grand occasion had already passed; and when the slaves were told there was to be another muster, they were surprised and rejoiced.
    12 — Fear Of Insurrection (6% in)
  • During the two years we had lived together I had often resolved to tell her something about her father; but I had never been able to muster sufficient courage.
    39 — The Confession (15% in)

There are no more uses of "muster" in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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