verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of draught
pronunciation note for draught
OTHER WORDS FROM draughtdraughter, nounun·der·draught, noun
Example sentences from the Web for draught
Virginia promptly re-elected him and the part he took in draughting the Declaration of Independence is known to every school boy.Thomas Jefferson|Edward S. Ellis et. al.
Begin at the draughting-rooms where each locomotive is given a whole ledger page—sometimes two or three—for specifications.The Modern Railroad|Edward Hungerford
Am out of a position at present and want to learn mechanical draughting.
And with my knowledge of engineering and draughting, would my services be likely to be in fair demand?
He had found a place to work at house-building and was studying architecture and draughting.A Little Girl in Old New York|Amanda Millie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for draught
- the act of pulling a load, as by a vehicle or animal
- (as modifier)a draught horse
- beer, wine, etc, stored in bulk, esp in a cask, as opposed to being bottled
- (as modifier)draught beer
- on draught drawn from a cask or keg