Meaning of DRAUGHT in English
A ~ is a current of air that comes into a place in an undesirable way. (BRIT; in AM, use draft )
Block ~s around doors and windows...
Draught beer is beer which is kept in barrels rather than bottles.
Draught beer is available too.
ADJ: usu ADJ n
Beer that is on ~ is kept in and served from a barrel rather than a bottle.
They drink bitter on ~ in the local bar.
= on tap
PHRASE: PHR after v, v-link PHR
Draughts is a game for two people, played with 24 round pieces on a board. (BRIT; in AM, use checkers )
He was in the study playing ~s by the fire with Albert.
A ~ is one of the round pieces which are used in the game of ~s. (BRIT; in AM, use checker )
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012