conscript

[ verb kuhn-skript; noun, adjective kon-skript ]SEE DEFINITION OF conscript

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They had gone for a conscript; they came away with a volunteer.

He—Colonel L.—calls it recruiting to conscript all he can lay hands on.

Each mitayo, or conscript, received nominally two shillings a day.

Well, then, conscript them, and they'll be all of a better pattern.

Certainly, Monsieur, but only a conscript; it is not likely that you should have seen me before.

But, Conscript Fathers, Senators, there is but one course to be pursued.

The veteran and the conscript became the best friends in the world.

In the Warsaw Pact system the training cycle starts when a conscript arrives at his duty organization for individual training.

Many apply during their tours of conscript service but are accepted only if they have the prerequisite educational qualifications.

A civilian's no good till he's a conscript or done his time in the Territorials.

WORD ORIGIN

1800, perhaps a back-formation (influenced by French adjective conscrit) from conscription.

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