draftsman NOUN 1) a person who drafts legal documents. 2) chiefly N. Amer. variant spelling of DRAUGHTSMAN(Cf. ↑draughtsmanship).

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  • draftsman — drafts·man / drafts mən/ n: a person who prepares or composes legal or legislative documents drafts·man·ship n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. draftsman …   Law dictionary

  • Draftsman — Drafts man, n. See {Draughtsman}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draftsman — 1660s, variant of DRAUGHTSMAN (Cf. draughtsman); also see DRAFT (Cf. draft) …   Etymology dictionary

  • draftsman — [drafts′mən] n. pl. draftsmen [drafts′mən, dräfts′mən] 1. a person who draws plans of structures or machinery 2. a person who draws up legal documents, speeches, etc. 3. an artist skillful in drawing draftsmanship n …   English World dictionary

  • draftsman — UK [ˈdrɑːftsmən] / US [ˈdræftsmən] noun [countable] Word forms draftsman : singular draftsman plural draftsmen UK [ˈdrɑːftsmən] / US [ˈdræftsmən] 1) someone whose job is to draft official or legal documents 2) the American spelling of draughtsman …   English dictionary

  • draftsman — draftsmanship, n. /drafts meuhn, drahfts /, n., pl. draftsmen. 1. a person employed in making mechanical drawings, as of machines, structures, etc. 2. a person who draws sketches, plans, or designs. 3. an artist exceptionally skilled in drawing:… …   Universalium

  • draftsman — noun Date: 1663 1. a person who draws plans and sketches (as of machinery or structures) 2. a person who draws legal documents or other writings 3. an artist who excels in drawing • draftsmanly adjective • draftsmanship noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • draftsman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. delineator; artist, drafter. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sketcher, delineator, drawer; see architect 1 , artist 1 , designer …   English dictionary for students

  • draftsman — drafts|man [ˈdra:ftsmən US ˈdræfts ] n plural draftsmen [ mən] 1.) also drafter someone who puts a suggested law or a new law into the correct words 2.) the American spelling of ↑draughtsman …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • draftsman — drafts|man [ dræftsmən ] (plural drafts|men [ dræftsmən ] ) noun count 1. ) someone whose job is to draw the plans for something that someone is going to make or build 2. ) AMERICAN someone who draws things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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