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mess call

noun, Military.
1.
a bugle call for mess.
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  • Already the ship officers were on the bridge ready to "take the sun," and mess-call for the men was sounding on the lower decks.

    Ray's Daughter Charles King
  • The throaty bugles blew the mess-call that has a long legend behind it.

    The Day's Work, Volume 1 Rudyard Kipling

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