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1 : The act of drawing or pulling

2 : The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like.

3 : The drawing of a bowstring.

4 : Act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish.

5 : The act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking.

6 : A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.

7 : The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see Draft, n., 2)

8 : The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation.

9 : That which is drawn

10 : That which is taken by sweeping with a net.

11 : The force drawn; a detachment; -- in this sense usually written draft.

12 : The quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation.

13 : A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation.

14 : An order for the payment of money; -- in this sense almost always written draft.

15 : A current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney.

16 : That which draws

17 : A team of oxen or horses.

18 : A sink or drain; a privy.

19 : A mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet.

20 : Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.

21 : 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.

22 : An allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See Draft, 4.

23 : A move, as at chess or checkers.

24 : The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold.

25 : See Draft, n., 7.

26 : Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks.

27 : Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air.

28 : Used in making drawings; as, draught compasses.

29 : Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale, cider, and the like.

30 : of Draught

31 : of Draught

32 : To draw out; to call forth. See Draft.

33 : To diminish or exhaust by drawing.

34 : To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing.

35 : A checkered board on which draughts are played. See Checkerboard.

36 : A house for the reception of waste matter; a privy.

37 : A mild vesicatory. See Draught, n., 3 (c).

38 : A game, now more commonly called checkers. See Checkers.

39 : of Draughtsman

40 : One who draws pleadings or other writings.

41 : One who draws plans and sketches of machinery, structures, and places; also, more generally, one who makes drawings of any kind.

42 : A "man" or piece used in the game of draughts.

43 : One who drinks drams; a tippler.

44 : The office, art, or work of a draughtsman.

45 : Pertaining to a draught, or current of air; as, a draughtly, comfortless room.

46 : An opening from the sea into the land; an inlet.

47 : A draught of air or flow of water setting inward.

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1 : Draught

n.

The act of drawing or pulling

2 : Draught

n.

The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like.

3 : Draught

n.

The drawing of a bowstring.

4 : Draught

n.

Act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish.

5 : Draught

n.

The act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking.

6 : Draught

n.

A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.

7 : Draught

n.

The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see Draft, n., 2)

8 : Draught

n.

The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation.

9 : Draught

n.

That which is drawn

10 : Draught

n.

That which is taken by sweeping with a net.

11 : Draught

n.

The force drawn; a detachment; -- in this sense usually written draft.

12 : Draught

n.

The quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation.

13 : Draught

n.

A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation.

14 : Draught

n.

An order for the payment of money; -- in this sense almost always written draft.

15 : Draught

n.

A current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney.

16 : Draught

n.

That which draws

17 : Draught

n.

A team of oxen or horses.

18 : Draught

n.

A sink or drain; a privy.

19 : Draught

n.

A mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet.

20 : Draught

n.

Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.

21 : Draught

n.

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.

22 : Draught

n.

An allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See Draft, 4.

23 : Draught

n.

A move, as at chess or checkers.

24 : Draught

n.

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

25 : Draught

n.

See Draft, n., 7.

26 : Draught

a.

Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks.

27 : Draught

a.

Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air.

28 : Draught

a.

Used in making drawings; as, draught compasses.

29 : Draught

a.

Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale, cider, and the like.

30 : Draughted

imp. & p. p.

of Draught

31 : Draughting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Draught

32 : Draught

v. t.

To draw out; to call forth. See Draft.

33 : Draught

v. t.

To diminish or exhaust by drawing.

34 : Draught

v. t.

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

35 : Draughtboard

n.

A checkered board on which draughts are played. See Checkerboard.

36 : Draughthouse

n.

A house for the reception of waste matter; a privy.

37 : Draughts

n. pl.

A mild vesicatory. See Draught, n., 3 (c).

38 : Draughts

n. pl.

A game, now more commonly called checkers. See Checkers.

39 : Draughtsmen

pl.

of Draughtsman

40 : Draughtsman

n.

One who draws pleadings or other writings.

41 : Draughtsman

n.

One who draws plans and sketches of machinery, structures, and places; also, more generally, one who makes drawings of any kind.

42 : Draughtsman

n.

A "man" or piece used in the game of draughts.

43 : Draughtsman

n.

One who drinks drams; a tippler.

44 : Draughtsmanship

n.

The office, art, or work of a draughtsman.

45 : Draughty

a.

Pertaining to a draught, or current of air; as, a draughtly, comfortless room.

46 : Indraught

n.

An opening from the sea into the land; an inlet.

47 : Indraught

n.

A draught of air or flow of water setting inward.

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Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Synonyms
      • 1.3.2 Derived terms
      • 1.3.3 Related terms
      • 1.3.4 Translations
    • 1.4 Verb
    • 1.5 References

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English draught, from Old English *dræht (related to dragan, "to draw, drag"), from Proto-Germanic *drahtuz, noun form of *draganą; see draw for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɹɑːft/
    Rhymes: -ɑːft
  • Homophone: draft

Noun[edit]

draught (countable and uncountable, plural draughts)

  1. (Britain) Alternative form of draft in its various senses.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Luke V:
      he sayde vnto Simon: Cary vs into the depe, and lett slippe thy nett to make a draught.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 36
      “Drink and pass!” he cried, handing the heavy charged flagon to the nearest seaman. “The crew alone now drink. Round with it, round! Short draughts—long swallows, men; ’tis hot as Satan’s hoof.
    • 1919, W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 35
      Finally I gave him a draught, and he sank into uneasy slumber.
  2. (Britain) A checker: a game piece used in the game of draughts.
  3. (Australia) Ale: a type of beer brewed using top-fermenting yeast.
  4. (Britain, medicine, obsolete) A mild vesicatory.
  5. (obsolete) An outhouse: an outbuilding used as a lavatory.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XV:
      Then sayde Jesus: are ye yett withoute understondinge? perceave ye not, that whatsoever goeth in at the mouth, descendeth doune into the bely, and ys cast out into the draught?
    • 1623, William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens:
      Rid me these Villaines from your companies; / Hang them, or stab them, drowne them in a draught, / Confound them by some course, and come to me, / Ile giue you Gold enough.
  6. (Britain, obsolete) Any picture or drawing.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, V.22:
      And therefore, for the whole process, and full representation, there must be more than one draught; the one representing him in station, the other in session, another in genuflexion.
  7. (Britain, obsolete) A sudden attack upon an enemy.
    • Spenser
      drawing sudden draughts upon the enemy when he looketh not for you

Synonyms[edit]

  • (outhouse): draught-house; see also Thesaurus:bathroom
  • (game piece): checker (used in checkers)

Derived terms[edit]

  • draughtboard
  • draught horse
  • draught-house
  • draughts
  • draughtsman
  • draughty

Related terms[edit]

  • draw

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

draught (third-person singular simple present draughts, present participle draughting, simple past and past participle draughted)

  1. British spelling spelling of draft
    • Walter Scott
      The Parliament so often draughted and drained.

References[edit]

  • draught in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.