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Draught meaning

draught - 33 dictionary results

  1. 1. a serving of drink ( usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; " they served beer on draft"
  2. 2. The act of drawing or pulling
  3. 3. The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like.
  4. 4. The drawing of a bowstring.
  5. 5. Act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish.
  6. 6. The act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking.
  7. 7. A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.
  8. 8. The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft ( see Draft, n., 2)
  9. 9. The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation.
  10. 10. That which is taken by sweeping with a net.
  11. 11. The quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation.
  12. 12. A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation.
  13. 13. A current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney.
  14. 14. That which draws
  15. 15. A team of oxen or horses.
  16. 16. A sink or drain; a privy.
  17. 17. A mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet.
  18. 18. Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.
  19. 19. 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.
  20. 20. An allowance on weighable goods. [ Eng.] See Draft, 4.
  21. 21. A move, as at chess or checkers.
  22. 22. The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold.
  23. 23. See Draft, n., 7.
  24. 24. Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks.
  25. 25. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air.
  26. 26. Used in making drawings; as, draught compasses.
  27. 27. To draw out; to call forth. See Draft.
  28. 28. To diminish or exhaust by drawing.
  29. 29. To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing.
  30. 30. The force drawn; a detachment; - in this sense usually written draft.
  31. 31. An order for the payment of money; - in this sense almost always written draft.
  32. 32. Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; - said of ale, cider, and the like.
  33. 33. Act of drawing; force needed to draw; quantity drunk at once; outline; sketch; current of air; depth to which a ship sinks in water.

draught - examples of usage

  1. Sally took a good long draught, and said: " Of course you did, darling. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. He also went with her to drink a draught of new milk. - "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries", W. Y. Evans Wentz.
  3. " Here"- pouring out a draught into a little glass-" drink this. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
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