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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Muster

MUS'TER, verb transitive [Latin monstro, to show.] Properly, to collect troops for review, parade and exercise; but in general, to collect or assemble troops, persons or things. The officers muster their soldiers regularly; they muster all their forces. The philosopher musters all the wise sayings of the ancients.

MUS'TER, verb intransitive To assemble; to meet in one place.

MUS'TER, noun [Latin monstrum, a show or prodigy.]

1. An assembling of troops for review, or a review of troops under arms.

2. A register or roll of troops mustered.

Ye publish the musters of your own bands.

3. A collection, or the act of collecting.

To pass muster to be approved or allowed.