verb (used with object)
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Origin of conscript
OTHER WORDS FROM conscriptcon·script·a·ble, adjectivenon·con·script·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby conscript
Example sentences from the Web for conscript
It was 1951 and I was a conscript serving in the Royal Air Force.
Tribes killing their neighbors and burning their fields were now depriving the Romans of soldiers to conscript and produce to tax.
By mid-to-late evening, there was overwhelming evidence that Russia was using a mix of mercenary and conscript forces.
The answer, it seems, has to do with the plan to conscript haredi (ultra-Orthodox) youth into the Israeli army.
The conscript camp was at Brookhaven, and every man had been ordered to report there or to be treated as a deserter.Strange True Stories of Louisiana|George Washington Cable
Certainly, Monsieur, but only a conscript; it is not likely that you should have seen me before.Moscow|Fred Whishaw
Gen. Withers, Alabama, denounces the inefficiency of the conscript system.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital|John Beauchamp Jones
The conscript presently showed me up to my room, which was bare but clean, and asked me how many handkerchiefs I had with me.A Spring Walk in Provence|Archibald Marshall
Tom Collins was above the conscription age and therefore not a conscript.Recollections of a Varied Life|George Cary Eggleston
British Dictionary definitions for conscript
- a person who is enrolled for compulsory military service
- (as modifier)a conscript army