Meaning of DRAUGHT in English

DRAUGHT

(~s)

1.

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...

N-COUNT

2.

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

3.

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.

N-UNCOUNT

4.

A ~ is one of the round pieces which are used in the game of ~s. (BRIT; in AM, use checker )

N-COUNT

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