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Definitions of draught

  1. a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. make a blueprint of Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The drawing of a bowstring. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see Draft, n., 2) Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. That which is taken by sweeping with a net. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. That which draws The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. A team of oxen or horses. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A sink or drain; a privy. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. An allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See Draft, 4. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A move, as at chess or checkers. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. See Draft, n., 7. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. Used in making drawings; as, draught compasses. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. To draw out; to call forth. See Draft. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. To diminish or exhaust by drawing. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. The force drawn; a detachment; - in this sense usually written draft. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. An order for the payment of money; - in this sense almost always written draft. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; - said of ale, cider, and the like. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. Drafty. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  41. The act of drawing; that which is drawn. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  42. To draw. Also, draft. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  43. The act of drinking; a drink. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  44. Draft. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  45. Liquid preparation constituting one dose. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  46. Act of drawing: force needed to draw: the act of drinking: the quantity drunk at a time: outline of a picture: that which is taken in a net by drawing: a chosen detachment of men: a current of air: the depth to which a ship sinks in the water. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  47. More commonly DRAFT, to draw out. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  48. Act of drawing; force needed to draw; quantity drunk at once; outline; sketch; current of air; depth to which a ship sinks in water. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  49. To outline; sketch; delineate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. To conscript. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  51. A current of air. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  52. The act of drawing; a haul; pull; drag. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  53. A plan; sketch. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  54. A money order; bill of exchange. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  55. A military or naval conscription. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  56. An exhausting demand. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  57. For drawing, as a horse; drawn off, as liquor. See Draft. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  58. The act of drawing; the capacity of being drawn; the act of drinking; the quantity of liquor drunk at once; a current of air; the act of delineating; sketching; that which is delineated or sketched; a rough sketch in writing; the act of drawing a net for fish; that which is taken in a net by drawing; the drawing or bending of a bow; the act of drawing off men from a military band, army, or post; the detachment drawn off; a drain; an order for the payment of money; the depth of water necessary to float a ship. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  59. To draw off; to make a rough sketch of; to call forth. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  60. That which is drawn Webster Dictionary DB
  61. That which is dragged or drawn; the act of drawing, or quality of being drawn; force necessary to draw; act of drinking, or the quantity drunk at once; the number of fish caught at one drag of the net; a detachment or number drawn away, as men from an army; the depth to which a ship sinks in water when afloat; a current of air; a delineation or representation of a thing by lines; in Scrip., a sink; a privy-see Matt. xv. 17. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  62. The force drawn; a detachment; -- in this sense usually written draft. mso.anu.edu.au
  63. An order for the payment of money; -- in this sense almost always written draft. mso.anu.edu.au
  64. Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale, cider, and the like. mso.anu.edu.au
  65. dräft, n. act of drawing: force needed to draw: the act of drinking: the quantity drunk at a time: outline of a picture: that which is taken in a net by drawing: a chosen detachment of men: a current of air: the depth to which a ship sinks in the water.--v.t. (more commonly DRAFT), to draw out.--n. DRAUGHT'-EN'GINE, the engine over the shaft of a coal-pit.--n.pl. DRAUGHT'-HOOKS, large iron hooks fixed on the cheeks of a cannon-carriage.--ns. DRAUGHT'-HOUSE (B.), a sink, privy; DRAUGHT'INESS; DRAUGHT'-NET, a drag-net.--n.pl. DRAUGHTS, a game in which two persons make alternate moves (draughts) on a checkered board, called the DRAUGHT'BOARD, with pieces called DRAUGHTS'MEN--U.S. checkers, Scot. dambrod.--n. DRAUGHTS'MAN (see DRAFTSMAN).--adj. DRAUGHT'Y, full of draughts or currents of air. [M. E. draht--A.S. dragan, to draw. See DRAG, v., and DRAW.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  66. Haustus. A term also applied, by nurses, to the sudden rush of blood to the mammae, occasioned in the mother by the sight, or even thought, of her infant, and which occasions a greatly-increased secretion of milk. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  67. [Latin] A potion; a liquid medicine to be swallowed in a single dose. D. of Riverius, the potio Riveri, G. P., or solution of sodium citrate. na
  68. (also draft in some senses, as stated). Drawing, traction, (beast of d., d.-horse, &c., for drawing cart, plough, &c.); drawing of net for fish &c., take of fish at one drawing; single act of drinking, amount so drunk, (also fig. of joy, love, pain, &c.); dose of liquid medicine (black d., a purgative); (Naut.) depth of water ship draws or requires to float her; (pl.) game with 24 similar pieces on d. (same as chess) -board; current of air in room, chimney, &c. (forced d., of furnace, made by rarefying air above or compressing it below), whence draughty a., draughtiness n.; outline, preliminary drawing for work of art; plan of something to be constructed (also -ft); rough copy, first conception, of document (usu. -ft); (selection of) military detachment, party, reinforcement, (usu. -ft); (written order for) with-drawing of money from fund in bank &c., cheque, bill of exchange, (now -ft); drawing of liquor from vessel (beer on d., in tapped cask; so d.-beer, opp. bottled). [Middle English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  69. Draw off (party for military service &c.) from larger body (now draft); make pla or sketch of (also -ft). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  70. See Draft. American pocket medical dictionary.
  71. The drawing of liquid into the mouth. A drink; the amount swallowed at one pull. [Early mid. Eng.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  72. (Mil.) Detachment of soldiers from the depot reinforcing the main body. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  73. (Naut.) Of a vessel, her depth in the water. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  74. See Black dose. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  75. n. [Anglo-Saxon] Act of moving loads by drawing;—act of drawing a net;—act of drinking; —act of drawing men from a military company; detachment;—that which is taken with a net;—quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation; —a sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn;—an order for the payment of money; a bill of exchange;—a current of air;—a sink or drain;—a mild vesicatory;—depth of water necessary to float a ship, or the depth to which a ship sinks in water, especially when laden;—a small allowance on weighable goods to insure full weight;—pl. A game played on a checkered board; checkers. Cabinet Dictionary
  76. The act of drinking; a quantity of liquor drank at once; the act of drawing or pulling carriages; the quality of being drawn; delineation, sketch; a picture drawn; the act of sweeping with a net; the quantity of fishes taken by once drawing the net; forces drawn off from the main army, a detachment; a sink, drain; the depth which a vessel draws, or sinks into the water; a bill drawn for the payment of money. Complete Dictionary
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