What is conscript?

  • (noun): Someone who is drafted into military service.
    Synonyms: draftee, inductee
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More definitions of "conscript":

  • (verb): Enroll into service compulsorily.
    Example: "The men were conscripted"

Famous quotes containing the word conscript:

    During the Civil War the area became a refuge for service- dodging Texans, and gangs of bushwhackers, as they were called, hid in its fastnesses. Conscript details of the Confederate Army hunted the fugitives and occasional skirmishes resulted.
    —Administration in the State of Texa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)