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Definition of Draft

Verb: draft  drãft

  1. Draw up an outline or sketch for something
    "draft a speech";
    - outline
  2. Engage somebody to enter the army
    - enlist, muster in
  3. [N. Amer] Make a blueprint of
    - blueprint, draught [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: draft  drãft
  1. A document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    - bill of exchange, order of payment
  2. [N. Amer] A current of air (usually coming into a chimney, room or vehicle)
    - draught [Brit, Cdn]
  3. A preliminary sketch of a design or picture
    - rough drawing
  4. [N. Amer] A serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
    "they served beer on draft";
    - draught [Brit, Cdn], potation [archaic], tipple
  5. Any of the various versions in the development of a written work
    "the final draft of the constitution"; "a preliminary draft";
    - draft copy
  6. [N. Amer] The depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
    - draught [Brit, Cdn]
  7. A regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace
  8. [N. Amer] A dose of liquid medicine
    "he took a sleeping draft";
    - draught [Brit, Cdn]
  9. (military) compulsory military service
    - conscription, muster, selective service
  10. [N. Amer] A large and hurried swallow
    "he finished it at a single draft";
    - gulp, draught [Brit, Cdn], swig
  11. [N. Amer] The act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
    - draught [Brit, Cdn], drawing
Adjective: draft  drãft
Usage: N. Amer
  1. (of drinks) served on tap from a barrel, rather than bottled
    "draft beer";
    - draught [Brit]

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Anagrams containing the word draft

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