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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Note  \Note\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Noted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Noting}.]  [F.  noter,  L.  notare  fr  nota.  See  {Note},  n.] 
  1.  To  notice  with  care  to  observe;  to  remark;  to  heed;  to 
  attend  to  --Pope. 
 
  No  more  of  that  I  have  noted  it  well  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  record  in  writing;  to  make  a  memorandum  of 
 
  Every  unguarded  word  .  .  .  was  noted  down 
  --Maccaulay. 
 
  3.  To  charge,  as  with  crime  (with  of  or  for  before  the  thing 
  charged);  to  brand.  [Obs.] 
 
  They  were  both  noted  of  incontinency.  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  To  denote;  to  designate.  --Johnson. 
 
  5.  To  annotate.  [R.]  --W.  H.  Dixon. 
 
  6.  To  set  down  in  musical  characters. 
 
  {To  note  a  bill}  or  {draft},  to  record  on  the  back  of  it  a 
  refusal  of  acceptance,  as  the  ground  of  a  protest,  which 
  is  done  officially  by  a  notary. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Draft  \Draft\,  a. 
  1.  Pertaining  to  or  used  for  drawing  or  pulling  (as 
  vehicles,  loads,  etc.).  Same  as  {Draught}. 
 
  2.  Relating  to  or  characterized  by  a  draft,  or  current  of 
  air.  Same  as  {Draught}. 
 
  Note:  The  forms  draft  and  draught,  in  the  senses  above-given, 
  are  both  on  approved  use 
 
  {Draft  box},  {Draft  engine},  {Draft  horse},  {Draft  net}, 
  {Draft  ox},  {Draft  tube}.  Same  as  {Draught  box},  {Draught 
  engine},  etc  See  under  {Draught}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Draft  \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. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  Note:  In  modern  law,  proposal  and  acceptance  are  the 
  constituent  elements  into  which  all  contracts  are 
  resolved. 
 
  {Acceptance  of  a  bill  of  exchange},  {check},  {draft},  or 
  {order},  is  an  engagement  to  pay  it  according  to  the  terms. 
  This  engagement  is  usually  made  by  writing  the  word 
  ``accepted''  across  the  face  of  the  bill. 
 
  {Acceptance  of  goods},  under  the  statute  of  frauds,  is  an 
  intelligent  acceptance  by  a  party  knowing  the  nature  of 
  the  transaction. 
 
  6.  Meaning;  acceptation.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Acceptance  of  persons},  partiality,  favoritism.  See  under 
  {Accept}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  draft 
  n  1:  a  document  ordering  the  payment  of  money;  drawn  by  one 
  person  or  bank  on  another  [syn:  {bill  of  exchange},  {order 
  of  payment}] 
  2:  a  current  of  air  (usually  coming  into  a  room  or  vehicle) 
  [syn:  {draught},  {air  current}] 
  3:  a  preliminary  sketch  of  a  design  or  picture  [syn:  {rough 
  drawing}] 
  4:  a  serving  of  drink  (usually  alcoholic)  [syn:  {draught},  {potation}, 
  {tipple}] 
  5:  preliminary  version  of  a  written  work  [syn:  {draft  copy}] 
  6:  the  depth  of  a  vessel's  keel  below  the  surface  (especially 
  when  loaded) 
  7:  a  device  for  regulating  the  flow  of  air  in  a  fireplace 
  8:  a  dose  of  liquid  medicine;  "he  took  a  sleeping  draft"  [syn: 
  {draught}] 
  9:  compulsory  military  service  [syn:  {conscription},  {muster}, 
  {selective  service}] 
  10:  a  large  and  hurried  swallow;  "he  finished  it  at  a  single 
  gulp"  [syn:  {gulp},  {draught},  {swig}] 
  11:  the  act  of  moving  a  load  by  drawing  or  pulling  [syn:  {draught}, 
  {drawing}] 
  v  1:  draw  up  an  outline  or  sketch  for  something  "draft  a  speech" 
  [syn:  {rough},  {outline}] 
  2:  engage  somebody  to  enter  the  army  [syn:  {enlist},  {muster  in}] 
  [ant:  {discharge}] 
  3:  make  a  blueprint  of  [syn:  {blueprint},  {draught}] 




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