muster

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TO MUSTER, mar. law. By this term is understood to collect together and exhibit soldiers and their arms; it also signifies to employ recruits and put their names down in a book to enroll them.

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My feeling is that the Litton-Newport-Avondale merger has a much greater chance of passing muster with the Pentagon,'' said Robert Friedman, the aerospace and defense industry analyst at Standard & Poors Equity Group in New York City.