Conscribe

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Conscribe To enroll; to enlist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • conscribe To enroll; enlist; levy as by a conscription.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Conscribe kon-′skrīb′ to enlist by conscription
    • n Conscribe one enrolled and liable to serve as a soldier or sailor
    • v.t Conscribe to enlist
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. conscribere,. See Conscript

Usage

In literature:

Vance is furious at the idea of conscribing magistrates, constables, etc.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
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