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Cask vs. Draught

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  • Cask (noun)

    A large barrel for the storage of liquid, especially of alcoholic drinks.

  • Cask (noun)

    A casket; a small box for jewels.

  • Cask (noun)

    obsolete form of casque

  • Cask (verb)

    To put into a cask.

  • Draught (noun)

    in its various senses.

  • Draught (noun)

    A checker: a game piece used in the game of draughts.

  • Draught (noun)

    Ale: a type of beer brewed using top-fermenting yeast.

  • Draught (noun)

    A mild vesicatory.

  • Draught (noun)

    An outhouse: an outbuilding used as a lavatory.

  • Draught (noun)

    Any picture or drawing.

  • Draught (noun)

    A sudden attack upon an enemy.

  • Draught (verb)

    alternative spelling of draft|from=British spelling

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  • Cask (noun)

    a large container like a barrel, made of wood, metal or plastic and used for storing liquids, typically alcoholic drinks

    "the wine is stored in oak casks"

  • Cask (noun)

    the quantity of liquid held in a cask

    "a cask of cider"

  • Draught (noun)

    a current of cool air in a room or other confined space

    "heavy curtains at the windows cut out draughts"

  • Draught (noun)

    a single act of drinking or inhaling

    "she downed the remaining beer in one draught"

  • Draught (noun)

    the amount swallowed or inhaled in a draught

    "he took deep draughts of oxygen into his lungs"

  • Draught (noun)

    a quantity of a liquid with medicinal properties

    "a sleeping draught"

  • Draught (noun)

    the depth of water needed to float a ship

    "the shallow draught enabled her to get close inshore"

  • Draught (noun)

    the drawing in of a fishing net.

  • Draught (noun)

    the fish taken at one drawing; a catch.

  • Draught (adjective)

    denoting beer or cider served from a barrel or tank rather than from a bottle or can

    "draught ale"

  • Draught (adjective)

    denoting an animal used for pulling heavy loads

    "a draught horse"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Cask (noun)

    Same as Casque.

  • Cask (noun)

    A barrel-shaped vessel made of staves headings, and hoops, usually fitted together so as to hold liquids. It may be larger or smaller than a barrel.

  • Cask (noun)

    The quantity contained in a cask.

  • Cask (noun)

    A casket; a small box for jewels.

  • Cask

    To put into a cask.

  • Draught (noun)

    The act of drawing or pulling

  • Draught (noun)

    The drawing of a bowstring.

  • Draught (noun)

    That which is drawn

  • Draught (noun)

    Act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish.

  • Draught (noun)

    The force drawn; a detachment; - in this sense usually written draft.

  • Draught (noun)

    That which draws

  • Draught (noun)

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

  • Draught (noun)

    A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation.

  • Draught (noun)

    Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.

  • Draught (noun)

    A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.

  • Draught (noun)

    An order for the payment of money; - in this sense almost always written draft.

  • Draught (noun)

    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.

  • Draught (noun)

    The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see Draft, n., 2

  • Draught (noun)

    An allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See Draft, 4.

  • Draught (noun)

    A move, as at chess or checkers.

  • Draught (noun)

    The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold.

  • Draught (noun)

    See Draft, n., 7.

  • Draught (adjective)

    Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks.

  • Draught (adjective)

    Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air.

  • Draught (adjective)

    Used in making drawings; as, draught compasses.

  • Draught (adjective)

    Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; - said of ale, cider, and the like.

  • Draught

    To draw out; to call forth. See Draft.

  • Draught

    To diminish or exhaust by drawing.

  • Draught

    To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cask (noun)

    the quantity a cask will hold

  • Cask (noun)

    a cylindrical container that holds liquids

  • Draught (noun)

    a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg;

    "they served beer on draft"

  • Draught (noun)

    a large and hurried swallow;

    "he finished it at a single gulp"

  • Draught (noun)

    a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)

  • Draught (noun)

    the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)

  • Draught (noun)

    a dose of liquid medicine;

    "he took a sleeping draft"

  • Draught (noun)

    the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

  • Draught (verb)

    make a blueprint of

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