Noun(1) a serving of drink (usually alcoholic(2) a large and hurried swallow(3) a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle(4) the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded(5) a dose of liquid medicine(6) the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
Verb(1) make a blueprint of
(1) Danny accepts it with a grateful nod and drinks a long draught , trying to banish the shakes from his body.(2) He slowed, drawing a draught of brown-red liquid in a weather-proof seal-skin flask, the fire-drink warmed across his thirsty gullet.(3) He filled three cups from a large flask, passing them round and drinking a long draught from his own, before introducing himself as Seth.(4) Ian's breathing becomes more and more ragged as he drags draught after draught of air deep into his lungs.(5) He produced a bottle of wine, took a deep draught , and burst into a heartfelt rendition of Je Ne Regrette Rien.(6) She shook her head and lifted the glass to her lips again, still holding Meg's drink down as she drew a long draught and set the cup back down.(7) Or, even better, if you're lounging in your personal plunge pool on the deck outside your room quite often a long grey trunk will siphon out a considerable draught as the elephants take a drink.(8) Then they gave him a groat, which he put in his pocket; a crust of bread, which he ate; and a full bowl of ale, which he drank off at a draught .(9) Stooping down, he placed the cup into his father's shaky hands and watched him take a slow draught , dribbling the water down his stubbly, unshaven chin.(10) ‘You, sir, are a demon,’ she declared, taking a draught of the fiery liquid.(11) She reached out and picked up the mug, taking a deep draught of it.(12) She waited and I supposed I was expected to drink so I took a deep draught and could only just prevent myself from gagging.(13) He took a long draught of his beer, wiping foam from his mouth, as he absently eavesdropped on other people's conversations.(14) Drinking a gallon-bottle-full, at a draught , is said to be no uncommon feat: a mere boyish trick, which will not bear to be bragged of.(15) She unclasped a wineskin from her shoulder and drank a deep draught .(16) Time to pull myself together, swig a good deep draught of Andrew's Liver Salts, and get cracking.