- an inward flow or current, as of air or water.
- Archaic. an instance of being drawn in; inward attraction.
Also especially British, in·draught.
Origin of indraft
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Examples from the Web for indraught
This indraught was probably the cause of what happened to us.Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
The Indraught for the Molucos, laden with provition for the Hollanders.Diary of Richard Cocks, Volume II
"She'll be feeling the indraught now—it's running ebb," he said.Thrice Armed
The force of the indraught is enormous, and none but strong men can withstand it.The Art of Travel
A long and hard tussle it was, I assure you, to fight against the indraught, and to drag my frame through the long hillocky gorge.Mary Anerley
R. D. Blackmore
- the act of drawing or pulling in
- an inward flow, esp of air
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