draft board


noun

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

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Origin of draft board

First recorded in 1950–55
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Example sentences from the Web for draft board

  • "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

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