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Never gives me any call-down for shuntin' him off the way I did and makin' him miss most of the show.

We had a call-down from our Captain and have been looking for a chance to apologize.

He got a call-down for that accident—and this matter on top of it has made him sore.

Throw out your chest and look happy when you get a call-down.

He waited at home and gave me a love of a call-down for my dissipation.

To do Van Sluyd justice, however, he took the call-down in good part and knuckled to at the practical end of his training.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from call (v.). Sense of "a short formal visit" is from 1862.

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