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English noun: draught

1. draught (food) a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg


SamplesThey served beer on draft.


Synonymsdraft, potation, tipple


Broader (hypernym)drink


Narrower (hyponym)quaff

2. draught (act) a large and hurried swallow


SamplesHe finished it at a single gulp.


Synonymsdraft, gulp, swig


Broader (hypernym)deglutition, drink, swallow

3. draught (phenomenon) a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)


Synonymsdraft


Broader (hypernym)air current, current of air, wind


Narrower (hyponym)downdraft, updraft

4. draught (attribute) the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)


Synonymsdraft


Broader (hypernym)deepness, depth

5. draught (artifact) a dose of liquid medicine


SamplesHe took a sleeping draft.


Synonymsdraft


Broader (hypernym)dosage, dose

6. draught (act) the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling


Synonymsdraft, drawing


Broader (hypernym)pull, pulling


English verb: draught

1. draught (creation) make a blueprint of


Synonymsblueprint, draft


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)design, plan









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