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Draught

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:

  • G61 Used 2 times
  • G856 Used 2 times

 

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Draught

DRAUGHT, noun Draft. [from draw, drag.]

1. The act of drawing; as a horse or ox fit for draught

2. The quality of being drawn; as a cart of plow of easy draught

3. The drawing of liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking.

4. The quantity of liquor drank at once.

5. The act of delineating, or that which is delineated; a representation by lines, as the figure of a house, a machine, a fort, etc., described on paper.

6. Representation by picture; figure painted, or drawn by the pencil.

7. The act of drawing a net; a sweeping for fish.

8. That which is taken by sweeping with a net; as a draught of fishes. Luke 5:4.

9. The drawing or bending of a bow; the act of shooting with a bow and arrow.

10. The act of drawing men from a military band, army or post; also, the forces drawn; a detachment. [See Draft, which is more generally used.]

11. A sink or drain. Matthew 15:17.

12. An order for the payment of money; a bill of exchange. [See Draft.]

13. The depth of water necessary to float a ship, or the depth a ship sinks in water, especially when laden; as a ship of twelve feet draught

14. In England, a small allowance on weighable goods, made by the king to the importer, or by the seller to the buyer, to insure full weight.

15. A sudden attack or drawing on an enemy. [Query.]

16. A writing composed.

17. Draughts, a kind of game resembling chess.

DRAUGHT, verb transitive To draw out; to call forth. [See Draft.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Draught-hooks

DRAUGHT-HOOKS, noun Large hooks of iron fixed on the cheeks of a cannon carriage, two on each side, one near the trunnion hole, and the other at the train; used in drawing the gun backwards and forwards by means of draught ropes.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Draught-horse

DRAUGHT-HORSE, noun A horse used in drawing a plow, cart or other carriage, as distinguished from a saddle horse.


Easton's Bible Dictionary
Draughthouse

(2 Kings 10:27). Jehu ordered the temple of Baal to be destroyed, and the place to be converted to the vile use of receiving offal or ordure. (Comp. Matthew 15:17.)


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Draught-house

DRAUGHT-HOUSE, noun A house for the reception of filth or waste matter.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Draughtsman

DRAUGHTSMAN, noun

1. A man who draws writings or designs or one who is skilled in such drawings.

2. One who drinks drams; a tippler.