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Then, calling down, he added: "The moment he is in the room come up and tell me."

Did it mean that he'd seen his father and got a calling down?

Right now he could have welcomed a calling down at the hands of Big Louis.

“Fetch me the telescope, Mivins,” said the captain, calling down the hatchway.

Calling down the forecastle, I said: "Swanson, come on deck."

They ran to the second, calling down as they uncovered it: no answer.

He commends his beloved to Heaven, calling down every blessing upon her.

Men were running and calling down below, but here was silence.

"She'll have a fit if she hears me calling down to her," he said to Michael.

Constance will be calling down the stairs for me in a moment.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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