Definition of ENLISTMENT


ENLISTMENT

Thc act of making a contract to serve the government in a
subordinate capacity, either in the army or navy. The contract so made, is
also called an enlistment. See, as to the power of infants to enlist, 4
Binn. 487, .5 Binn. 423, Binn. 255, 1 S. & R. 87, 11 S. & R. 93.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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