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Call of the house

(Legislative Bodies) a calling over the names of members, to discover who is absent, or for other purposes; a calling of names with a view to obtaining the ayes and noes from the persons named.
- Latham.

See also: Call

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call it a day
call it quits
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call mark
Call note
call number
-- Call of the house --
call off
call on
call on the carpet
call one's bluff
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