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call·ing / ˈkôling/ • n. 1. the loud cries or shouts of an animal or person: the calling of a cuckoo. 2. [in sing.] a strong urge toward a particular way of life or career; a vocation: those who have a special calling to minister to others' needs. ∎  a profession or occupation.

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Calling

a group of persons following a profession, specifically, the church, medicine, or nursing.

Example: calling house of wits, 1860.

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