1. The action or an act of pulling something along, especially a beast of burden, vehicle or tractor.
  2. The act of drawing, or pulling back.
  3. That which is drawn.
  4. That which draws, such as a team of oxen or horses.
  5. Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.
  6. The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation.
  7. A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation; a draft.
  8. A current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle).
  9. The depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull.
  10. An amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow.
    She took a deep draught from the bottle of water.
  11. The act of drawing in a net for fish.
  12. A game piece used in the game of draughts.
  13. A type of beer, brewed using a top-fermenting yeast; ale.
  14. Beer drawn from a cask or keg rather than a bottle or can.
  15. A dose of medicine in liquid form.
  16. A mild vesicatory.
    to apply draughts to the feet
  17. The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, so that it can be drawn from the sand without damaging the mould.
  18. A privy.
  19. A drawing or picture.
  20. A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.
  21. The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft.
  22. The force drawn; a detachment; a draft.


  1. To draw out; to call forth. See .
  2. To diminish or exhaust by drawing.
  3. To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing.

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