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  2  definitions  found 
 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drafting 
  n  1:  writing  a  first  version  to  be  filled  out  and  polished  later 
  2:  the  craft  of  drawing  blueprints  [syn:  {mechanical  drawing}] 
  3:  the  creation  of  artistic  drawings;  "he  learned  drawing  from 
  his  father"  [syn:  {drawing},  {draftsmanship}] 




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