so-called 1650s, from SO (Cf. so) + CALL (Cf. call) (v.). As a “sneer word” (Safire), from 1837.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Called To Serve (song) — Called to Serve is a hymn sung in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. The words were written by Grace Gordon and the music by Adam Giebel. It is hymn number 249 in the 1985 LDS hymnal. [Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints.… …   Wikipedia

  • Called to Common Mission — is an agreement between The Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), establishing full communion between them. It was ratified by the ELCA in 1999, the ECUSA in 2000, after the narrow failure of a previous agreement …   Wikipedia

  • Called To Serve — may refer to: *Called To Serve (song), ia a song sung by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints *Called To Serve (album), is a religious album by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir …   Wikipedia

  • called bond — ➔ bond * * * called bond UK US noun [C] ► FINANCE a bond that has been bought back from investors before the date when it would normally be paid …   Financial and business terms

  • called-up share capital — UK US noun [U] (also called up capital) ► FINANCE the amount of a company s capital which has been paid for by people who have bought shares, or for which the company is asking payment: »The firm has just €2000 of called up share capital, no… …   Financial and business terms

  • called — called; un·called; …   English syllables

  • called by duty — index bound Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • called for — index essential (required), important (urgent), indispensable, mandatory, requisite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Willi …   Law dictionary

  • called to the bar — Admitted as barrister or advocate • • • Main Entry: ↑bar …   Useful english dictionary

  • called within the bar — Made Queen s (or King s) Counsel in the UK • • • Main Entry: ↑bar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Called — Call Call (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”