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a formal gathering of troops, especially for inspection, display, or exercise: he attended the musters, which were called to train all able-bodied men [mass noun ] : a meeting was held to fix the times and places of muster Australian
NZ a rounding up of livestock: a cattle muster Australian informal the number of people attending a meeting.
1 assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle: 17,000 men had been mustered on Haldon Hill [no object ] (of troops) gather for inspection or in preparation for battle: the cavalrymen mustered beside the other regiments [no object ] (of a group of people) gather together: reporters mustered outside her house Australian
NZ round up (livestock): my father needed help with mustering sheep
2 collect or assemble (a number or amount): he could fail to muster a majority summon up (a feeling, attitude, or response): he replied with as much dignity as he could muster I finally mustered up the courage to call them