Associations to the word «Draught»


DRAUGHT, noun. The action or an act of pulling something along, especially a beast of burden, vehicle or tractor.
DRAUGHT, noun. The act of drawing, or pulling back.
DRAUGHT, noun. That which is drawn.
DRAUGHT, noun. That which draws, such as a team of oxen or horses.
DRAUGHT, noun. Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.
DRAUGHT, noun. The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation.
DRAUGHT, noun. A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation; a draft.
DRAUGHT, noun. A current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle).
DRAUGHT, noun. (maritime) The depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull.
DRAUGHT, noun. An amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow.
DRAUGHT, noun. The act of drawing in a net for fish.
DRAUGHT, noun. (British) A game piece used in the game of draughts.
DRAUGHT, noun. (Australia) A type of beer, brewed using a top-fermenting yeast; ale.
DRAUGHT, noun. (UK) (Ireland) Beer drawn from a cask or keg rather than a bottle or can.
DRAUGHT, noun. (dated) A dose of medicine in liquid form.
DRAUGHT, noun. (medicine) (obsolete) A mild vesicatory.
DRAUGHT, noun. The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, so that it can be drawn from the sand without damaging the mould.
DRAUGHT, noun. (obsolete) A privy.
DRAUGHT, noun. (obsolete) A drawing or picture.
DRAUGHT, noun. (obsolete) A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.
DRAUGHT, noun. (military) The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft.
DRAUGHT, noun. (military) The force drawn; a detachment; a draft.
DRAUGHT, verb. To draw out; to call forth. See draft.
DRAUGHT, verb. To diminish or exhaust by drawing.
DRAUGHT, verb. To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing.
DRAUGHT ANIMAL, noun. A strong working animal used to draw a load like a cart, a plow etc., as opposed to a mount.
DRAUGHT ANIMALS, noun. Plural of draught animal
DRAUGHT ENGINE, noun. (mining) An engine used for pumping, raising heavy weights, etc.
DRAUGHT EXCLUDER, noun. A flexible strip attached to the bottom of an interior door to prevent draughts entering through the gap
DRAUGHT EXCLUDERS, noun. Plural of draught excluder
DRAUGHT HOOK, noun. (military) (historical) One of the hooks on a cannon carriage, used in drawing the gun backward and forward.
DRAUGHT HORSE, noun. Alternative spelling of draft horse
DRAUGHT HORSES, noun. Plural of draught horse

Dictionary definition

DRAUGHT, noun. A serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft".
DRAUGHT, noun. A large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp".
DRAUGHT, noun. A current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle).
DRAUGHT, noun. The depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded).
DRAUGHT, noun. A dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft".
DRAUGHT, noun. The act of moving a load by drawing or pulling.
DRAUGHT, verb. Make a blueprint of.

Wise words

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