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1. draught

noun. ['ˈdræft'] a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg.

Synonyms

  • tipple
  • draft
  • drink
  • potation

Antonyms

  • deep
  • deepness
  • shallow
  • shallowness

Etymology

  • dræht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Draught

  • redraft
  • staffed
  • kraft
  • krafft
  • graft
  • draft
  • craft
  • taft
  • shaft
  • raft
  • laughed
  • haft
  • daft
  • calfed
  • aft

How do you pronounce draught?

Pronounce draught as dræft.

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Sentences with draught


1. Noun, singular or mass
The heavy-boned Irish draught horse is found in both the show ring and the hunt field.

2. Adjective
Plant the thirsty ones near the house and the most draught tolerant ones furthest away.

Quotes about draught


1. Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

2. The books—the generous friends who met me without suspicion—the merciful masters who never used me ill! The only years of my life that I can look back on with something like pride... Early and late, through the long winter nights and the quiet summer days, I drank at the fountain of knowledge, and never wearied of the draught.
- Wilkie Collins, Armadale

3. Tis the wink of an eye, 'tis the draught of a breath,From the blossom of health to the paleness of death,From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud-Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?
- William Knox

2. shallow-draught

adjective. of vessels whose keel is not far below the waterline.

3. draught

noun. ['ˈdræft'] a large and hurried swallow.

Synonyms

  • swig
  • swallow
  • gulp
  • draft
  • drink

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • stay in place
  • lower
  • untwine

Etymology

  • dræht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. draught

noun. ['ˈdræft'] the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling.

Synonyms

  • pulling
  • draft
  • drawing

Antonyms

  • disbelieve
  • discharge
  • demobilization
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • dræht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. draught

noun. ['ˈdræft'] a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle).

Synonyms

  • current of air
  • downdraft
  • draft
  • wind
  • updraft

Antonyms

  • superficiality
  • profundity

Etymology

  • dræht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. draught

noun. ['ˈdræft'] a dose of liquid medicine.

Synonyms

  • dosage
  • dose

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • dræht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. draught

noun. ['ˈdræft'] the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded).

Synonyms

  • deepness
  • depth

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disadvantage
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • dræht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. draught

verb. ['ˈdræft'] make a blueprint of.

Synonyms

  • blueprint
  • plan
  • draft

Etymology

  • dræht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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