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draught

Syllabification: draught
Pronunciation: /draft
 
/

Definition of draught in English:

noun

adjective

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British spelling of draft.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'drawing, pulling'; also 'something drawn, a load'): from Old Norse dráttr, of Germanic origin; related to German Tracht, also to draw. Compare with draft.

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