Complete Definition of "draught"

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English

Alternative spellings
(US:) draft

Pronunciation
IPA|/dɹÉËft/
SAMPA|/drA:ft/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËft|-ÉËft

Etymology
From OE. dræht, from draġan to draw.

Homophones
draft

Noun
en-noun

  1. the action or an act of pulling something along, esp. a beast of burden, vehicle or tractor
  2. the act of drawing
  3. that which is drawn
  4. that which draws
  5. capacity of being drawn
  6. a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)
  7. the depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull
  8. an amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow

#: She took a deep draught from the bottle of water.

  1. UK a game piece used in the game of draughts
  2. Australia type of beer, brewed using a top-fermenting yeast

Translations
trans-top|a current of air
Czech: průvan m
Dutch: tocht m
Finnish: ilmavirta
French: courant d'air
German: Zug m, Luftzug m, Durchzug m, Zugluft f
trans-mid
Romanian: curent de aer
Russian: italbrac|in a room ÑквознÑк (skvoznják) m, italbrac|in a chimney ÑÑга (tjága) f
Swedish: drag
trans-bottom

trans-top|the depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull
Finnish: syväys
German: Tiefgang m
trans-mid
Russian: оÑадка (osádka) f
Swedish: djupgående
trans-bottom

trans-top|an amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow
Dutch: slok m
Finnish: kulaus, huikka
trans-mid
German: Schluck m, Zug m
Swedish: klunk
trans-bottom

trans-top|game piece
trans-mid
Swedish: bricka
trans-bottom

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ttbc|French: à la pression (bière)
mid
ttbc|Romanian: pescaj, inghititura (de bere)

Related terms
draw
draughts
draughtboard
draughtsman
draughty

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