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Oxford dictionary definition of the word draught:
1a current of cool air in a room or other confined space:
heavy curtains at the windows cut out draughts
2a single act of drinking or inhaling:
she downed the remaining beer in one draught
the amount swallowed or inhaled in a draught:
he took deep draughts of oxygen into his lungs
literary or archaic a quantity of a liquid with medicinal properties:
a sleeping draught
3the depth of water needed to float a ship:
the shallow draught enabled her to get close inshore
4the drawing in of a fishing net.
the fish taken at one drawing; a catch.
1denoting beer or cider served from a barrel or tank rather than from a bottle or can:
2denoting an animal used for pulling heavy loads:
a draught horse
feel the draught
informal experience an adverse change in one’s financial circumstances:
the high street shops will feel the draught most keenly
(of beer or cider) ready to be drawn from a barrel or tank; not bottled or canned.