muster

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muster

to collect sheep or cattle into a herd (cattle) or flock or mob (sheep).
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He mustered his last remaining strength, took hold of his left hand with his right, and reached the bushes.
When the Arabs finally mustered courage to enter the hut, after firing several volleys through the walls, they found the interior deserted.
Professor Maxon mustered courage to raise his eyes from his hands, and there he beheld, seated in a far corner of the room a handsome giant, physically perfect.
And when finally she mustered courage to open her eyes, the sight that met them confirmed her fears, for she saw that she was being borne through a leafy paradise in the arms of her dead love.
Anne wondered if Jane had also proposed to Nettie for him, or if he had mustered enough spunk to ask the fateful question himself.
Between the acts he mustered his following - three fellows he knew from the nail works, a railroad fireman, and half a dozen of the Boo Gang, along with as many more from the dread Eighteen-and- Market Gang.
Himself he was Presbyterian, while in his own community five men were all that ever mustered at a meeting in the Orange Men's Hall.