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draft board

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noun
  1. a board of civilians charged with registering, classifying, and selecting persons for U.S. military service.

Origin of draft board

First recorded in 1950–55
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Historical Examples

  • "Wilks, my dear boy, get out your draft-board and I'll play you a game," said Coristine.

    Two Knapsacks

    John Campbell


British Dictionary definitions for draft board

draft board

noun
  1. US a tribunal responsible for the selection of personnel liable for compulsory military service
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