The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Recall \Re*call"\, n.
1. A calling back; a revocation.
'T is done, and since 't is done, 't is past recall.
2. (Mil.) A call on the trumpet, bugle, or drum, by which
soldiers are recalled from duty, labor, etc. --Wilhelm.
3. (Political Science)
(a) The right or procedure by which a public official,
commonly a legislative or executive official, may be
removed from office, before the end of his term of
office, by a vote of the people to be taken on the
filing of a petition signed by a required number or
percentage of qualified voters.
(b) Short for
recall of judicial decisions, the right or procedure by
which the decision of a court may be directly reversed or
annulled by popular vote, as was advocated, in 1912, in
the platform of the Progressive party for certain cases
involving the police power of the state.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]