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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·voke v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evoked p. pr. & vb. n. Evoking.]
 1. To call out; to summon forth.
    To evoke the queen of the fairies.   --T. Warton.
    A regulating discipline of exercise, that whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted.   --De Quincey.
 2. To call away; to remove from one tribunal to another. [R.] “The cause was evoked to Rome.”