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Noun: draught  drãft
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: draft)
  1. A serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
    "they served beer on draught";
    - draft [N. Amer], potation [archaic], tipple
  2. A large and hurried swallow
    - gulp, draft [N. Amer], swig
  3. A current of air (usually coming into a chimney, room or vehicle)
    - draft [N. Amer]
  4. The depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
    - draft [N. Amer]
  5. A dose of liquid medicine
    "he took a sleeping draught";
    - draft [N. Amer]
  6. [Brit] A large mouthful of drink
    - slug, gulp, draft [US]
  7. The act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
    - draft [N. Amer], drawing
Verb: draught  drãft
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: draft)
  1. Make a blueprint of
    - blueprint, draft [N. Amer]
Adjective: draught  drãft
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: draft)
  1. (of drinks) served on tap from a barrel, rather than bottled
    "draught beer";
    - draft [N. Amer]

Sounds like: draf

Derived forms: draughted, draughts, draughting

Type of: air current, current of air, deepness, deglutition [technical], depth, design, dosage, dose, drink, plan, pull, swallow, wind

Encyclopedia: Draught