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Draft

An unconventional order in writing-signed by a person, usually the exporter, and addressed to the importer-ordering the importer or the importer's agent to pay, on demand (sight draft) or at a fixed future date (time draft) the amount specified on the face of the draft.

Draft

A document in which a payer agrees to make a payment in a certain amount to a payee from an account held with a third party, usually a bank. A common example is a check. There are two main types of draft: a sight draft must be paid by the third party on demand of the payee, while a time draft may only be paid at a stated time.

draft

A written order by one party for a second party to make payment to a third party. A check is an example of a draft drawn by a depositor (first party) on a financial institution (second party) and payable to an individual or organization (third party). See also overdraft, sight draft, time draft.
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To conclude my history lesson, I would remind Messrs Blair, Cook and the Washington draft dodger that Adolf Hitler tried to bomb London and Clydebank into submission just as we bombed Dresden.
The American people voted for a draft dodger and he was elected president.
17): Take a good look at what's sitting up there in the White House - a draft dodger.
We already have a draft dodger, pot smoker and adulterer in the White House now.
If the people of this country cared about veterans and active duty personnel we wouldn't have a draft dodger as president, enlisted members wouldn't qualify for food stamps.
Therefore he is under no obligation to look on every patient as a potential draft dodger, whether he is anti-army or not.
I suppose, to Larsen, it's more of a crime to be a Democratic draft dodger than a Republican one.
24 photo is the infamous draft dodger Clinton smiling in the middle of so many soldiers that have sworn to give their lives for their country.
I know you are a hawk now, President Clinton, but during the Vietnam War you were a draft dodger and didn't like American policies, and you went to England and Russia so you wouldn't have to serve in the armed forces.
The young man is neither a draft dodger nor part of that group of people who furnish a letter from a psychiatrist to get out of military duty, Politis reported yesterday.
I'm curious about the letter writer's military experience - and wonder whether he feels a Republican draft dodger in government isn't as important as being a Democratic one.
No, indeed, hell hath no fury like a draft dodger who gets an army of his own.