Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: draught
IPA transcription: [dɹ'æft]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: draft, draught, potation, tipple
    Meaning: a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft"
  • Synonyms: gulp, draft, draught, swig
    Meaning: a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: blueprint, draft, draught
    Meaning: make a blueprint of
Usage examples
  • Give me a draught from thy palms, O Finn, Son of my king for my succour, For my life and my dwelling.
  • To the last intoxicating drop he would drink, in reverent loving-thankfulness for the draught vouchsafed him.
  • "Shut that door, sir!" he said, impatiently, to the cashier; "the draught from the passage is strong enough to cut a man in two.
  • But is war an art so easily acquired that a man may be a warrior who is also a husbandman, or shoemaker, or other artisan; although no one in the world would be a good dice or draught player who merely took up the game as a recreation, and had not from his earliest years devoted himself to this and nothing else?
  • But the youngest said, 'I don't know how it is, while you are so happy I feel very uneasy; I am sure some mischance will befall us.' 'You simpleton,' said the eldest, 'you are always afraid; have you forgotten how many kings' sons have already watched in vain? And as for this soldier, even if I had not given him his sleeping draught, he would have slept soundly enough.'