Draft(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Drafting.] 1. To draw the outline of; to delineate.
2. To compose and write; as, to
draft a memorial.
3. To draw from a military band or post, or from any district, company, or society; to detach; to select; especially, to compulsorily select and induct members of a population to serve in the armed forces.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
HotLips Houlihan: How did a degenerate person like him achieve such a position of responsibility in the army? Radar: He was drafted.M*A*S*H (the movie)
Some royal seminary in Upper Egypt, from whence they drafted novices to supply their colleges and temples.Holwell.
4. To transfer by draft.
All her rents been drafted to London.Fielding.
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