The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

1 definition found
 for Conscript fathers
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conscript \Con"script\, a. [L. conscriptus, p. p. of conscribere
     to write together, to enroll; con- + scribere to write. See
     Enrolled; written; registered.
     [1913 Webster]
     Conscript fathers (Rom. Antiq.), the senators of ancient
        Rome. When certain new senators were first enrolled with
        the "fathers" the body was called Patres et Conscripti;
        afterward all were called Patres conscripti.
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229