v. To be told to volunteer for something; compulsorily or forcibly volunteered. [volunteer + told]
n. A person volunteered in this way.

Example Citations:
I was “voluntold” to be Santa Claus. I wore my military uniform with weapon and flack vest, but I also wore a ratty old gray fuzzy beard and my Santa hat. I sat at the end of a line of soldiers and wished every child that came by a “Merry Christmas.”
—Gary Wallin, “Christmas I remember best: An Afghanistan Christmas I will cherish forever,” Deseret News, December 20 2013

It’s one thing to be “voluntold” by one of your pals that you will, for a case of beer, help him move house next weekend and get his giant box spring up a narrow staircase to the third floor; another for you and him and thousands of others to be voluntold to go to a park to demonstrate cheerful support for the Games and the government.

Whenever I found myself being moved to tears by all these shiny, happy people — on the stage, on the stadium floor, in the stands, giving directions — involved in the show, I could snap myself out of it by wondering how many of them were voluntolds.
—Christie Blatchford, “Beware the iron hand behind the magic show,” The Globe and Mail, August 9, 2008

Earliest Citation:
Currently, there has been a good response to my suggestion of compiling a book of filk of the knowne worlde, but we still need some more help. The following is a list of gentles who have volunteered/been voluntold for positions as kingdom liasons.
—Neil N. Peterson, “Knowne worlde filk project,” rec.org.sca, February 6, 1992


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