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Noun: call-out  kol awt
  1. A challenge to a fight or duel
Verb: call out  kol awt
  1. Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    "'I won!' he called out";
    - exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, shout
     
  2. Call out loudly, as of names or numbers
     
  3. Challenge to a duel
    "Aaron Burr called out Alexander Hamilton"

Derived forms: called out, calling out, call-outs, calls out

See also: call

Type of: announce, challenge, denote, express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

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