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Definitions of draft:

part of speech: verb transitive

To draw an outline of: to compose and write: to draw off: to detach.

part of speech: noun

The act of drinking; a drink.

part of speech: verb

To draw men from a body of soldiers for service else- where; to select or detach; to draw out or delineate.

part of speech: verb transitive

To sketch out; select for military service by drawing numbers.

part of speech: noun

Anything drawn: a selection of men from an army, etc.: an order for the payment of money: lines drawn for a plan: a rough sketch: the depth to which a vessel sinks in water.

part of speech: noun

A body of men taken from an army or any part of it, or from a district; a detachment of soldiers; a cheque or order on a bank for money; a bill of exchange; a sketch; an outline or plan on paper.

part of speech: noun

A sketch or outline; bill of exchange; an order for money; the plan of recruiting soldiers by conscription, rather than by enlistment; a contingent of new soldiers; the depth of water a vessel draws or to which she sinks; a current of air; a drink.

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