Meaning of DRAUGHT in English


noun ·see draft, ·noun, 7.

2. draught ·noun that which draws.

3. draught ·noun that which is drawn.

4. draught ·noun a team of oxen or horses.

5. draught ·noun a sink or drain; a privy.

6. draught ·noun the drawing of a bowstring.

7. draught ·noun the act of drawing or pulling.

8. draught ·noun a move, as at chess or checkers.

9. draught ·vt to diminish or exhaust by drawing.

10. draught ·noun that which is taken by sweeping with a net.

11. draught ·adj used in making drawings; as, draught compasses.

12. draught ·noun act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish.

13. draught ·noun an allowance on weighable goods. ·see draft, 4.

14. draught ·noun capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.

15. draught ·adj relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air.

xvi. draught ·vt to draw out; to call forth. ·see draft.

xvii. draught ·noun a sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.

xviii. draught ·noun the quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation.

xix. draught ·noun a mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet.

xx. draught ·noun the act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation.

xxi. draught ·noun the force drawn; a detachment;

— in this sense usually written draft.

xxii. draught ·noun the act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see draft, ·noun, 2).

xxiii. draught ·noun the act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like.

xxiv. draught ·adj used for drawing vehicles, loads, ·etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks.

xxv. draught ·noun an order for the payment of money;

— in this sense almost always written draft.

xxvi. draught ·noun a current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney.

xxvii. draught ·noun a sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation.

xxviii. draught ·noun the act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking.

xxix. draught ·vt to draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing.

xxx. draught ·noun the bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold.

xxxi. draught ·adj drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught;

— said of ale, cider, and the like.

xxxii. draught ·noun 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.

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