Definition of Conscribing
1. conscribe [v] - See also: conscribe
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Literary usage of Conscribing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"Vance is furious at the idea of conscribing magistrates, constables, etc. in North Carolina. He says it would be an annihilation of State ..."
2. The Confederate States of America, 1861-1865: A Financial and Industrial by John Christopher Schwab (1901)
"... at the opening of the last session of the Congress in which he recommended abolishing all exemptions and conscribing all those able to bear arms, ..."
3. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1846)
"A recent American traveller, de- four miles in circumference, and conscribing Cape Coast, in Western Afri- tains about 7000 inhabitants, mostly Ca, ..."
4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1917)
"Up to the end of the year no edict was issued conscribing the Poles for the new national army, which consisted therefore solely of volunteers ; but there ..."
5. The British Consuls in the Confederacy by Milledge Louis Bonham (1911)
"... but the enrolling officer should respect it so far as to make further inquiry before conscribing.4 Accordingly, July 8, General Maury issued orders ..."
6. Life and Letters of Charles Russell Lowell: Captain Sixth United States by Edward Waldo Emerson (1907)
"... she must be ahead in conscribing, that is the example needed now, — conscription for old regiments, no more officers, only men: and in conscription, ..."
7. The Richmond and Louisville Medical Journal (1868)
"On the 16th of April, 1862, the Congress of the Confederate States of America passed an act conscribing all white men between eighteen and thirty-five years ..."