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Definition of Draught

Draught
Draught Draught, a. 1. Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks. 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. 3. Used in making drawings; as, draught compasses. 4. Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale, cider, and the like. Note: This word, especially in the first and second meanings, is often written draft, a spelling which is approved by many authorities. Draught box. See Draught tube, below. Draught engine (Mining), an engine used for pumping, raising heavy weights, and the like. Draught hook (Mil.), one of the hooks on a cannon carriage, used in drawing the gun backward and forward. Draught horse, a horse employed in drawing loads, plowing, etc., as distinguished from a saddle horse or carriage horse. Draught net, a seine or hauling net. Draught ox, an ox employed in hauling loads, plowing, etc. Draught tube (Water Wheels), an air-tight pipe extending downward into the tailrace from a turbine wheel located above it, to make the whole fall available; -- called also draught box.
Draught
Draught Draught (dr[.a]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Draughted; p. pr. & vb. n. Draughting.] 1. To draw out; to call forth. See Draft. --Addison. 2. To diminish or exhaust by drawing. [R.] The Parliament so often draughted and drained. --Sir W. Scott. 3. To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing. Draughting room, a room draughtsmen to work in, and where plans are kept.

Meaning of Draught from wikipedia

- Draft, The Draft, or Draught may refer to: Draft (hull), the distance from waterline to keel of a vessel Draft (sail), degree of curvature in a sail Air...
- Draught beer, also spelt draft, is beer served from a cask or keg rather than from a bottle or can. Draught beer served from a pressurised keg is also...
- A draught excluder is used to eliminate cold draught and slow heat loss. A door draught excluder is placed at the bottom of a door to cover the gap located...
- The Australian Draught is a hardy Australian breed of draught horse, noted for its strength and a good temperament. The Australian Draught was developed...
- Black draught (Latin: Haustous) was a patent medicine used as a purgative in the 19th century and well into the early part of the 20th century, with veterinarians...
- Most modern boilers depend on mechanical draught rather than natural draught. This is because natural draught is subject to outside air conditions and...
- The Irish Draught horse is the national horse breed of Ireland which developed primarily for farm use. Today, they are especially po****r for crossing...
- Carlton Draught is a 4.6% (abv) beer made in Australia by Carlton & United Breweries. Carlton Draught is a draught lager which is sold on tap in its home...
- Waikato Draught is a New Zealand Draught-style Bitter beer brewed by Lion. It is mainly sold in the Waikato region of New Zealand, but can also be found...
- The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel). Draft determines the minimum depth...