drafting instrument

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drafting instrument an instrument used by a draftsman in making drawings
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Usage

In literature:

This instrument, having been drafted and approved, was distributed according to the original plan.
"Grandfather's Chair" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Bulgaria's good faith appeared sufficient to the politicians who drafted the instrument.
"The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference" by Emile Joseph Dillon
This new constitution, in form, was very much like the famous instrument drafted at Philadelphia in 1787.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
This instrument having been drafted and approved, was distributed according to the original plan.
"Acadia" by Frederic S. Cozzens
It would have brought forth, as drafted, but a crude instrument of government.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun
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