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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Draft v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Drafting.]
 1. To draw the outline of; to delineate.
 2. To compose and write; as, to draft a memorial.
 3. To draw from a military band or post, or from any district, company, or society; to detach; to select; especially, to compulsorily select and induct members of a population to serve in the armed forces.
 HotLips Houlihan: How did a degenerate person like him achieve such a position of responsibility in the army?
 Radar: He was drafted.   --M*A*S*H (the movie)
    Some royal seminary in Upper Egypt, from whence they drafted novices to supply their colleges and temples.   -- Holwell.
 4. To transfer by draft.
    All her rents been drafted to London.   -- Fielding.