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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Recall


RECALL', verb transitive [re and call.]

1. To call back; to take back; as, to recall words or declarations.

2. To revoke; to annul by a subsequent act; as, to recall a decree.

3. To call back; to revive in memory; as, to recall to mind what has been forgotten.

4. To call back from a place or mission; as, to recall a minister from a foreign court; to recall troops from India.

RECALL', noun

1. A calling back; revocation.

2. The power of calling back or revoking.

'Tis done, and since 'tis done, 'tis past recall