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draughtdræft, drɑft(n.; v.t.; v.i.; adj.)

  1. Chiefly Brit.

    Category: British

    Ref: draft .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. draft, draught, potation, tipple(noun)

    a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg

    "they served beer on draft"

  2. gulp, draft, draught, swig(noun)

    a large and hurried swallow

    "he finished it at a single gulp"

  3. draft, draught(noun)

    a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)

  4. draft, draught(noun)

    the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)

  5. draft, draught(noun)

    a dose of liquid medicine

    "he took a sleeping draft"

  6. draft, draught, drawing(verb)

    the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

  7. blueprint, draft, draught(verb)

    make a blueprint of

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. draught(noun)æft, drɑft

    draft

Wiktionary

  1. draught(Noun)

    The action or an act of pulling something along, especially a beast of burden, vehicle or tractor.

  2. draught(Noun)

    The act of drawing.

  3. draught(Noun)

    That which is drawn.

  4. draught(Noun)

    That which draws.

  5. draught(Noun)

    Capacity of being drawn.

  6. draught(Noun)

    A current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle).

  7. draught(Noun)

    The depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull.

  8. draught(Noun)

    An amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow.

    She took a deep draught from the bottle of water.

  9. draught(Noun)

    The act of drawing in a net for fish.

  10. draught(Noun)

    A game piece used in the game of draughts.

  11. draught(Noun)

    A type of beer, brewed using a top-fermenting yeast; ale.

  12. draught(Noun)

    Beer drawn from a cask or keg rather than a bottle or can.

  13. draught(Noun)

    A dose of medicine in liquid form.

  14. draught(Noun)

    A privy.

  15. draught(Noun)

    A drawing or picture.

  16. Origin: From dræht, from drahtiz.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Draught(noun)

    the act of drawing or pulling

  2. Draught(noun)

    the act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like

  3. Draught(noun)

    the drawing of a bowstring

  4. Draught(noun)

    act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish

  5. Draught(noun)

    the act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking

  6. Draught(noun)

    a sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy

  7. Draught(noun)

    the act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see Draft, n., 2)

  8. Draught(noun)

    the act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation

  9. Draught(noun)

    that which is drawn

  10. Draught(noun)

    that which is taken by sweeping with a net

  11. Draught(noun)

    the force drawn; a detachment; -- in this sense usually written draft

  12. Draught(noun)

    the quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation

  13. Draught(noun)

    a sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation

  14. Draught(noun)

    an order for the payment of money; -- in this sense almost always written draft

  15. Draught(noun)

    a current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney

  16. Draught(noun)

    that which draws

  17. Draught(noun)

    a team of oxen or horses

  18. Draught(noun)

    a sink or drain; a privy

  19. Draught(noun)

    a mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet

  20. Draught(noun)

    capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction

  21. Draught(noun)

    the depth of water necessary to float a ship, or the depth a ship sinks in water, especially when laden; as, a ship of twelve feet draught

  22. Draught(noun)

    an allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See Draft, 4

  23. Draught(noun)

    a move, as at chess or checkers

  24. Draught(noun)

    the bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold

  25. Draught(noun)

    see Draft, n., 7

  26. Draught(adj)

    used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks

  27. Draught(adj)

    relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air

  28. Draught(adj)

    used in making drawings; as, draught compasses

  29. Draught(adj)

    drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale, cider, and the like

  30. Draught(verb)

    to draw out; to call forth. See Draft

  31. Draught(verb)

    to diminish or exhaust by drawing

  32. Draught(verb)

    to draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing


Translations for draught

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

draught(noun)

a movement of air, especially one which causes discomfort in a room or which helps a fire to burn

We increase the heat in the furnace by increasing the draught; There's a dreadful draught in this room!

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