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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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The English in the passports passed muster, but the Hebrew was sloppy with numerous errors that no Israeli could make.
Had the small boats who took the men home from Dunkirk's beaches passed muster as sea-worthy?
EVEN though a watered- down version of the United Statessponsored resolution on human rights violation in Sri Lanka finally passed muster in the United Nations, seven amendments proposed by India were rejected by Washington.
Featuring a no-name cast, animation that might have passed muster 25 years back and a plot that wouldn't entertain a four-year-old, it's the cinematic equivalent of overripe fish guts.
EUROPE'S assault on the Melbourne Cup in November looked back on track, in part, yesterday when Australian officials finally approved a base in Newmarket for quarantine while insisting that further talks were needed before Ballydoyle, home to So You Think, passed muster.
The first to do such a thing, this will assure any product or service showing a Guild "Seal of Approval" logo has passed muster and been vetted for quality, design and value.