draught


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Angle \An"gle\ ([a^][ng]"g'l), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle,
   corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. 'agky`los bent, crooked,
   angular, 'a`gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish-hook,
   G. angel, and F. anchor.]
   1. The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a
      corner; a nook.
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            Into the utmost angle of the world.   --Spenser.
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            To search the tenderest angles of the heart.
                                                  --Milton.
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   2. (Geom.)
      (a) The figure made by. two lines which meet.
      (b) The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines
          meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.
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   3. A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.
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            Though but an angle reached him of the stone.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   4. (Astrol.) A name given to four of the twelve astrological
      "houses." [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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   5. [AS. angel.] A fishhook; tackle for catching fish,
      consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a
      rod.
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            Give me mine angle: we 'll to the river there.
                                                  --Shak.
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            A fisher next his trembling angle bears. --Pope.
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   Acute angle, one less than a right angle, or less than
      90[deg].

   Adjacent or Contiguous angles, such as have one leg
      common to both angles.

   Alternate angles. See Alternate.

   Angle bar.
      (a) (Carp.) An upright bar at the angle where two faces of
          a polygonal or bay window meet. --Knight.
      (b) (Mach.) Same as Angle iron.

   Angle bead (Arch.), a bead worked on or fixed to the angle
      of any architectural work, esp. for protecting an angle of
      a wall.

   Angle brace, Angle tie (Carp.), a brace across an
      interior angle of a wooden frame, forming the hypothenuse
      and securing the two side pieces together. --Knight.

   Angle iron (Mach.), a rolled bar or plate of iron having
      one or more angles, used for forming the corners, or
      connecting or sustaining the sides of an iron structure to
      which it is riveted.

   Angle leaf (Arch.), a detail in the form of a leaf, more or
      less conventionalized, used to decorate and sometimes to
      strengthen an angle.

   Angle meter, an instrument for measuring angles, esp. for
      ascertaining the dip of strata.

   Angle shaft (Arch.), an enriched angle bead, often having a
      capital or base, or both.

   Curvilineal angle, one formed by two curved lines.

   External angles, angles formed by the sides of any
      right-lined figure, when the sides are produced or
      lengthened.

   Facial angle. See under Facial.

   Internal angles, those which are within any right-lined
      figure.

   Mixtilineal angle, one formed by a right line with a curved
      line.

   Oblique angle, one acute or obtuse, in opposition to a
      right angle.

   Obtuse angle, one greater than a right angle, or more than
      90[deg].

   Optic angle. See under Optic.

   Rectilineal or Right-lined angle, one formed by two right
      lines.

   Right angle, one formed by a right line falling on another
      perpendicularly, or an angle of 90[deg] (measured by a
      quarter circle).

   Solid angle, the figure formed by the meeting of three or
      more plane angles at one point.

   Spherical angle, one made by the meeting of two arcs of
      great circles, which mutually cut one another on the
      surface of a globe or sphere.

   Visual angle, the angle formed by two rays of light, or two
      straight lines drawn from the extreme points of an object
      to the center of the eye.

   For Angles of commutation, draught, incidence,
   reflection, refraction, position, repose, fraction,
      see Commutation, Draught, Incidence, Reflection,
      Refraction, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Draught \Draught\, n. [The same as draft, the spelling with gh
   indicating an older pronunciation. See Draft, n., Draw.]
   1. The act of drawing or pulling; as:
      (a) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of
          burden, and the like.
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                A general custom of using oxen for all sort of
                draught would be, perhaps, the greatest
                improvement.                      --Sir W.
                                                  Temple.
      (b) The drawing of a bowstring. [Obs.]
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                She sent an arrow forth with mighty draught.
                                                  --Spenser.
      (c) Act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish.
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                Upon the draught of a pond, not one fish was
                left.                             --Sir M. Hale.
      (d) The act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat;
          the act of drinking.
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                In his hands he took the goblet, but a while the
                draught forbore.                  --Trench.
      (e) A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy. [Obs.]
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                By drawing sudden draughts upon the enemy when
                he looketh not for you.           --Spenser.
      (f) (Mil.) The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a
          draft (see Draft, n., 2)
      (g) The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating;
          representation. --Dryden.
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   2. That which is drawn; as:
      (a) That which is taken by sweeping with a net.
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                Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets
                for a draught.                    --Luke v. 4.
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                He laid down his pipe, and cast his net, which
                brought him a very great draught. --L'Estrange.
      (b) (Mil.) The force drawn; a detachment; -- in this sense
          usually written draft.
      (c) The quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or
          potation.
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                Disguise thyself as thou wilt, still, Slavery, .
                . . still thou art a bitter draught. --Sterne.
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                Low lies that house where nut-brown draughts
                inspired.                         --Goldsmith.
      (d) A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written,
          designed, or drawn; a delineation.
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                A draught of a Toleration Act was offered to the
                Parliament by a private member.   --Macaulay.
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                No picture or draught of these things from the
                report of the eye.                --South.
      (e) (Com.) An order for the payment of money; -- in this
          sense almost always written draft.
      (f) A current of air moving through an inclosed place, as
          through a room or up a chimney. --Thackeray.
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                He preferred to go and sit upon the stairs, in .
                . . a strong draught of air, until he was again
                sent for.                         --Dickens.
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   3. That which draws; as:
      (a) A team of oxen or horses. --Blackstone.
      (b) A sink or drain; a privy. --Shak. --Matt. xv. 17.
      (c) pl. (Med.) A mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply
          draughts to the feet.
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   4. Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw;
      traction.
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            The Hertfordshire wheel plow . . . is of the easiest
            draught.                              --Mortimer.
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   5. (Naut.) 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.
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   6. (Com.) An allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See
      Draft, 4.
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   7. A move, as at chess or checkers. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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   8. The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order
      that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the
      mold.
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   9. (Masonry) See Draft, n., 7.
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   Angle of draught, the angle made with the plane over which
      a body is drawn by the line in which the pulling force
      acts, when the latter has the direction best adapted to
      overcome the obstacles of friction and the weight of the
      body.

   Black draught. See under Black, a.

   Blast draught, or Forced draught, the draught produced by
      a blower, as by blowing in air beneath a fire or drawing
      out the gases from above it.

   Natural draught, the draught produced by the atmosphere
      flowing, by its own weight, into a chimney wherein the air
      is rarefied by heat.

   On draught, so as to be drawn from the wood (as a cask,
      barrel, etc.) in distinction from being bottled; as, ale
      on draught.

   Sheer draught. See under Sheer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Draught \Draught\, a.
   1. Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught
      beast; draught hooks.
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   2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of
      air.
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   3. Used in making drawings; as, draught compasses.
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   4. Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in
      distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale,
      cider, and the like.
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   Note: This word, especially in the first and second meanings,
         is often written draft, a spelling which is approved by
         many authorities.
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   Draught box. See Draught tube, below.

   Draught engine (Mining), an engine used for pumping,
      raising heavy weights, and the like.

   Draught hook (Mil.), one of the hooks on a cannon carriage,
      used in drawing the gun backward and forward.

   Draught horse, a horse employed in drawing loads, plowing,
      etc., as distinguished from a saddle horse or carriage
      horse.

   Draught net, a seine or hauling net.

   Draught ox, an ox employed in hauling loads, plowing, etc.
      

   Draught tube (Water Wheels), an air-tight pipe extending
      downward into the tailrace from a turbine wheel located
      above it, to make the whole fall available; -- called also
      draught box.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Draught \Draught\ (dr[.a]ft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Draughted;
   p. pr. & vb. n. Draughting.]
   1. To draw out; to call forth. See Draft. --Addison.
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   2. To diminish or exhaust by drawing. [R.]
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            The Parliament so often draughted and drained. --Sir
                                                  W. Scott.
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   3. To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of,
      as in architectural and mechanical drawing.
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   Draughting room, a room draughtsmen to work in, and where
      plans are kept.
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