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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Evoke \E*voke"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evoked; p. pr. & vb. n. Evoking.] [L. evocare; e out + vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice: cf. F ['e]voquer. See Voice, and cf. Evocate.] 1. To call out; to summon forth. [1913 Webster] To evoke the queen of the fairies. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster] A regulating discipline of exercise, that whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. To call away; to remove from one tribunal to another. [R.] "The cause was evoked to Rome." --Hume. Evolatic