draft board


Definition of draft board

: a civilian board that registers, classifies, and selects men for compulsory military service

Examples of draft board in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With pre-draft workouts done, the Warriors are finalizing their draft board. Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle, 26 July 2021 For now, the Wild's draft board is set and while there's room for debate — especially in a virtual draft like this where teams have their own quarters instead of huddling on the same arena floor — the target is to acquire talent. Sarah Mclellan, Star Tribune, 22 July 2021 Kyle Pitts are believed to be the three college prospects on top of the Bengals’ draft board. Tyler Dragon, The Enquirer, 26 Apr. 2021 Kath, a finalist for The Arizona Republic's 2021 high school baseball Player of the Year, is ranked 44th overall by MLB.com on the draft board. Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 8 June 2021 The 6'8 forward was this year finally given a chance in the NBA with the Houston Rockets, and proved that teams made a mistake four years ago, when leaving him on the draft board. Morten Jensen, Forbes, 23 May 2021 Adams promptly walked over to the Patriots’ draft board and picked out the name of another seventh-round wide receiver: Tre Nixon from UCF. BostonGlobe.com, 3 May 2021 His eye-popping pro day numbers could push him up the draft board by a round, but the concerns about his play remain the same. Dallas News, 2 May 2021 Once elite prospects such as Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell and Kristaps Porzingis were off that 2015 draft board, teams gambled on high-risk, high-upside players such as Mario Hezonja (fifth pick), Willie Cauley-Stein (sixth) and Mudiay. Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 May 2021

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First Known Use of draft board

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Draft board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draft%20board. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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