One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Law (in Scotland) a list of cases recently raised in the Court of Session, published periodically as notification of the bringing of an action.
2(Originally US) a list of people on whom one intends to pay calls, or from whom one should expect calls; a visiting list (now historical).
Early 19th century.
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