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conscript


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conscript  \Con"script\,  n. 
  One  taken  by  lot  or  compulsorily  enrolled,  to  serve  as  a 
  soldier  or  sailor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conscript  \Con*script"\,  v.  t. 
  To  enroll,  by  compulsion,  for  military  service. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conscript  \Con"script\,  a.  [L.  conscriptus  p.  p.  of  conscribere 
  to  write  together,  to  enroll;  con-  +  scribere  to  write.  See 
  {Scribe}.] 
  Enrolled;  written;  registered. 
 
  {Conscript  fathers}  (Rom.  Antiq.),  the  senators  of  ancient 
  Rome.  When  certain  new  senators  were  first  enrolled  with 
  the  ``fathers''  the  body  was  called  Patres  et  Conscripti; 
  afterward  all  were  called  Patres  conscripti. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conscript 
  n  :  a  serviceman  who  is  drafted  [syn:  {draftee}]  [ant:  {volunteer}] 
  v  :  cause  to  assemble  or  enlist;  "raise  an  army"  [syn:  {recruit}, 
  {levy},  {raise}] 




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