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Summon, 1) to call on, to warn: “coal-black clouds . . . do s. us to part,” Ven. 534. “s. the town,” Cor. I, 4, 7 (i. e. to surrender).
2) to call, to cite, to give notice to appear: “s. a session,” Wint. II, 3, 202. “what lusty trumpet thus doth s. us?” John V, 2, 117. “s. a parley,” H6A III, 3, 35. “I'll knock once more to s. them,” H6C IV, 7, 16. With an inf.: “the people . . . are --ed to meet,” Cor. II, 3, 151. The place of destination added: “why hath thy queen --ed me hither?” Tp. IV, 83. “those sounds that . . . s. him to marriage,” Merch. III, 2, 53. “some trumpet s. hither to the walls these men of Angiers,” John II, 198. H6A IV, 2, 2. H6B II, 4, 70. R3 III, 1, 172. Mcb. II, 1, 64. Oth. IV, 2, 169.
With up: “when to the sessions of sweet silent thought I s. up remembrance of things past,” Sonn. 30, 2. “s. up your dearest spirits,” LLL II, 1. “s. up the blood,” H5 III, 1, 7 (O. Edd. commune). “they --ed up their meiny,” Lr. II, 4, 35.
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