verb[with object] archaic
Enlist (someone) compulsorily, typically into the armed services; conscript.
- We will not be conscribed, to be shot like dogs.
- The government cannot conscribe readers.
- If Congress has the constitutional power to conscribe the officers of the States, it would also have the power to exempt such as it might think proper.
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