Definition of 'draught'
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Now, he risks being perceived as merely a cold draught seeping under the turnstiles into Wembley. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They like to drink a lot of draught beer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was like a long draught of cold beer. BomberLabour may just have taken in another deep draught of the same medicine it swallowed last summer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sitting in draughts or sleeping on the ground were bad. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)Keep them away from warm radiators and cold draughts. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Cold draughts and being too close to a radiator also cause leaf shedding. The Sun (2014)And draught beer costs 1 a pint. The Sun (2010)Clare put it to her mouth, and she took a long draught and was refreshed. Wives and Daughters (1864)Hot radiators and cold draughts can cause problems, so keep them away from both. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Don't you get cold draughts in your hidden corners? The Sun (2012)We have to learn again to defer gratification, and put deeper draughts of joy ahead of instant hits of pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I like light beers on draught. The Sun (2013)It follows calls from the liquor trade to allow more flexibility when serving draught drinks - especially those with a high alcohol content. The Sun (2009)The environmental savings on tins and bottles would be vast, and thirsty folk would be encouraged to drink draught beer in their local pub. Times, Sunday Times (2011)After clearing our trays, we moved to the bar where a draught beer cost just 2.40. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Don't wear anything underneath, and avoid cold rooms and draughts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He hardly drinks his beloved draught Guinness any more: processing alcohol puts a strain on his liver. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A sight of the sea, a proper draught of moorland air: it was just what we wanted. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I have often thought that taking a sleeping draught in May and staying dormant until September would remove a lot of anguish. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'draught'
British English: draught /drɑːft/ NOUN
A draught is an unwelcome current of air coming into a room or vehicle.
You need fresh air but obviously don't want to be in a draught.
- American English: draft current of air
- Arabic: تَيَّارٌ هَوَائِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: corrente de ar
- Chinese: 穿堂风
- Croatian: propuh
- Czech: průvan
- Danish: træk
- Dutch: tocht binnenkomende lucht
- European Spanish: corriente de aire
- Finnish: viima
- French: courant d’air
- German: Luftzug
- Greek: ρεύμα αέρας
- Italian: corrente d'aria
- Japanese: 隙間風
- Korean: 외풍
- Norwegian: trekk
- Polish: przeciąg
- European Portuguese: corrente de ar
- Romanian: curent
- Russian: сквозняк
- Spanish: corriente
- Swedish: drag luftdrag
- Thai: กระแสลม
- Turkish: cereyan
- Ukrainian: протяг
- Vietnamese: gió lùa
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