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indraft

[ in-draft, -drahft ]
/ ˈɪnˌdræft, -ˌdrɑft /
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noun
an inward flow or current, as of air or water.
Archaic. an instance of being drawn in; inward attraction.
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Also especially British, in·draught .

Origin of indraft

First recorded in 1560–70; in-1 + draft
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How to use indraft in a sentence

  • He wondered if it might be the cow-camp, and felt a cold indraft on the hot tenderness of his heart for a moment.

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