draft vs draught

draft draught

Definitions

  • 1) A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
  • 2) The act of drawing in a fishing net.
  • 3) Something that is pulled or drawn; a load.
  • 4) Nautical The depth of a vessel's keel below the water line, especially when loaded.
  • 5) An allowance made for loss in weight of merchandise.
  • 6) The act of pulling loads; traction.
  • 7) A team of animals used to pull loads.
  • 8) A measured portion; a dose.
  • 9) A representation of something to be constructed.
  • 10) The quantity of fish caught.
  • 11) A slight taper given a die to facilitate the removal of a casting.
  • 12) A current of air in an enclosed area.
  • 13) Sports A system in which the exclusive rights to new players are distributed among professional teams.
  • 14) A written order directing the payment of money from an account or fund.
  • 15) The drawing of a liquid, as from a cask or keg.
  • 16) A body of people selected or conscripted.
  • 17) The amount taken in by a single act of drinking or inhaling.
  • 18) A heavy demand on resources.
  • 19) A narrow line chiseled on a stone to guide a stonecutter in leveling its surface.
  • 20) The process or method of selecting one or more individuals from a group, as for a service or duty.
  • 21) Any of various stages in the development of a plan, document, or picture.
  • 22) An amount drawn.
  • 23) Compulsory enrollment in the armed forces; conscription.
  • 24) A gulp, swallow, or inhalation.
  • 25) Same as draff.
  • 26) The act of drawing water from a well, or any liquid from a vessel; the state of being ready to be so drawn: as, ale on draught.
  • 27) The act of drawing or dragging (in any sense); a drawing; a draw; a haul; a pull.
  • 28) That which is drawn, dragged, or pulled; a load or burden to be drawn.
  • 29) The capacity of being dragged or hauled; the yielding to a force which draws or drags: as, a cart or plow of easy draft.
  • 30) That which is secured by drawing or pulling; specifically, that which is obtained by drawing a net through the water in fishing; a haul.
  • 31) In textile-manuf., the amount of attenuation of a lap, sliver, or roving effected by drawing it between rollers running at different speeds.
  • 32) A body or bunch of cattle which have been separated from the rest of the herd. See draft, 10.
  • 33) Drawn from a cask or tap.
  • 34) Suited for or used for drawing heavy loads.
  • 35) To separate (and sort) from the herd: as, to draft cattle. See def. 3.
  • 36) In cotton manuf., to attenuate (a lap, sliver, or roving) by drawing it between rollers which run at different speeds.
  • 37) To create by thinking and writing; compose.
  • 38) To select from a group for placement on a sports team.
  • 39) To work as a drafter.
  • 40) To draw up a preliminary version of or plan for.
  • 41) To select from a group for some usually compulsory service.
  • 42) To move, ride, or drive close behind a fast-moving object so as to take advantage of the slipstream, especially in a race.
  • 43) (on draft) Drawn from a large container, such as a keg.

Definitions

  • 1) A team of oxen or horses.
  • 2) (Naut.) The depth of water necessary to float a ship, or the depth a ship sinks in water, especially when laden.
  • 3) (Mil.) The force drawn; a detachment; -- in this sense usually written draft.
  • 4) Capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction.
  • 5) (Masonry) See Draft, n., 7.
  • 6) obsolete A move, as at chess or checkers.
  • 7) A sink or drain; a privy.
  • 8) The quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation.
  • 9) (Com.) An order for the payment of money; -- in this sense almost always written draft.
  • 10) A sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation.
  • 11) The bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold.
  • 12) obsolete The drawing of a bowstring.
  • 13) Act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish.
  • 14) 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.
  • 15) (Com.) An allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See Draft, 4.
  • 16) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like.
  • 17) the draught produced by the atmosphere flowing, by its own weight, into a chimney wherein the air is rarefied by heat.
  • 18) That which draws.
  • 19) obsolete A sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy.
  • 20) (Mil.) The act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see Draft, n., 2)
  • 21) (Med.) A mild vesicatory; a sinapism.
  • 22) The act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation.
  • 23) See under Sheer.
  • 24) The act of drawing or pulling.
  • 25) The act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking.
  • 26) That which is taken by sweeping with a net.
  • 27) the draught produced by a blower, as by blowing in air beneath a fire or drawing out the gases from above it.
  • 28) so as to be drawn from the wood (as a cask, barrel, etc.) in distinction from being bottled; as, ale on draught.
  • 29) A current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney.
  • 30) See draff.
  • 31) an ox employed in hauling loads, plowing, etc.
  • 32) a horse employed in drawing loads, plowing, etc., as distinguished from a saddle horse or carriage horse.
  • 33) Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air.
  • 34) Used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.
  • 35) Used in making drawings.
  • 36) (Mining) an engine used for pumping, raising heavy weights, and the like.
  • 37) See Draught tube, below.
  • 38) a seine or hauling net.
  • 39) (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.
  • 40) (Mil.) one of the hooks on a cannon carriage, used in drawing the gun backward and forward.
  • 41) Drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale, cider, and the like.
  • 42) See draft.
  • 43) Seedraft.
  • 44) a room draughtsmen to work in, and where plans are kept.
  • 45) rare To diminish or exhaust by drawing.
  • 46) To draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing.
  • 47) To draw out; to call forth. See draft.

Examples

  • 1) Apparently there were a lot more in the first draft before he objected.
  • 2) It has already posted a first draft of a report on how transparency should be implemented on the data.
  • 3) Experts say that the law is vaguely drafted and that allows retailers to claim internal costs as part of the fee.
  • 4) The draft law could result in the army carrying out 20,000 extra security checks a year.
  • 5) Military police are looking into the claim, which surfaced in the draft of one of two books that he is involved with.
  • 6) If this wasn't what she meant, then her speech was badly drafted.
  • 7) Animal rights groups welcomed the draft law.
  • 8) One is often drafted to another ward to cover sickness absence.
  • 9) The assembly will have one year to draft a constitution.
  • 10) There he drafted a speech with advisers and senior colleagues.
  • 11) Some of their remaining holiday was devoted to drafting a plan of how their wedding might look.
  • 12) She would also draft redundancy letters for the senior management on his behalf.
  • 13) Time and ambiguous drafting are the enemies of confidence.
  • 14) The draft law forbids wearing clothes that cover the face in public.
  • 15) Those who do not want to serve can often find a reason to avoid the draft.
  • 16) All documents including shipping documents will normally be provided to the bank accepting the draft.
  • 17) We send home that first rough draft of history.
  • 18) Maybe it needs another draft to fulfil its promise.
  • 19) Each local plan has been drafted by groups of nurses, doctors and health staff.
  • 20) He takes us through his 46 drafts of one to suggest otherwise.
  • 21) I was brought in to write two drafts.
  • 22) I worked on the first draft of this book for months.
  • 23) Then I write a draft from that.
  • 24) The Army was also drafted in to help mountain rescue teams, fire crews and police.
  • 25) The medal will go under the hammer too, with letters, drawings and early drafts.
  • 26) During the war, when men were drafted into military service, women joined the labor force by the millions.
  • 27) Under draft guidance that comes into force in September, schools will be required to bring together parents from different backgrounds.
  • 28) This draft guidance isn't about quick fixes, it is about ensuring lifestyle weight management services support people in the long term.
  • 29) He crowded the midfield, encouraged his players to sit deep and drafted in specialist personnel to ensure there was no let-up in intensity.
  • 30) U. experts visit second Iranian enrichment plant uranium enrichment plant yesterday to verify whether the newly disclosed facility was created for peaceful Iran and world powers on a deal to ease concerns about Tehran's nuclear drive started well Monday, the ... minister says officials will respond "within the next few days" to a U.N. draft proposal that would allow nuclear program despite international concerns, the country's president said Tuesday, as the world awaited Tehran's response to a nuclear deal that Iran (AP) -- Iran accepted the general framework of a U. N.-draft nuclear deal Tuesday, but said it would seek "important changes" that could test the willingness of world powers to make concessions in uranium out of the country for final processing.
  • 31) Well, first of all, I don't use the term draft-dodger.
  • 32) I think a good way to put it would be to say that this draft is the structure upon which the story will be built.
  • 33) I know our draft is already underway, but I just saw an announcement that Erykah Badu is playing a show at Cramton Auditorium on Friday night.
  • 34) From the end of the football season to the draft is a long stretch of time.
  • 35) In other news, the pace of the draft is a lot quicker today.
  • 36) Far more often, the misinformation surrounding the draft is a relatively innocent brand of deception.
  • 37) I figure whatever gets you through the draft is all that matters.
  • 38) ‘Since a job description for this office could not be found, I generated a preliminary draft of such a document.’
  • 39) ‘The study was still undergoing substantive editing in order to incorporate the suggestions of the lawyers and public policy analysts who reviewed its preliminary drafts.’
  • 40) ‘It is hoped that each will complete a preliminary draft of a new play by July 2005, with a view to five new works being created for possible production over the next few years.’
  • 41) ‘Maybe later today I'll post my edited version of the draft.’
  • 42) ‘Until then, I'm just going to push myself like a madman to finish the first draft of this new piece before I leave to go home next Thursday.’
  • 43) ‘It was announced that last week's paper was only a preliminary draft.’
  • 44) ‘Both texts are drafts of final versions and would almost certainly have been burned when no longer needed.’
  • 45) ‘At most he's guilty of modestly sloppy wording in the first draft of his initial piece about the memo a week ago, a mistake that he quickly corrected.’
  • 46) ‘On yet another occasion, Laurel did all the writing of an initial draft, utilizing feedback and editing from Amy and Kate.’
  • 47) ‘The committee readily accepted the plan, and the education specialist began to work on the preliminary draft of the program.’
  • 48) ‘Art Business News has obtained a preliminary draft of the report.’
  • 49) ‘New Zealand Post had a preliminary draft of that report.’
  • 50) ‘The Commission also has the budgetary initiative, and therefore originates the preliminary draft budget which is put before the Council.’
  • 51) ‘The writing of the first draft has been argued by recent scholars without reference to Barrett's testimony.’
  • 52) ‘Deep inside, I knew that Holmes's threat had expedited the writing of my first draft of this story.’
  • 53) ‘It is to be supplied with a summary of the case and the preliminary draft decision, on which it delivers an opinion.’
  • 54) ‘WR participated in data collection and interpretation and in writing of the first draft.’
  • 55) ‘There was much writing to be had, resulting in a first draft of my book.’
  • 56) ‘In response to my early drafts of this article, the following analogy was proposed.’
  • 57) ‘The first draft of the documents was unveiled last September, following an extensive consultation process.’
  • 58) ‘It's the result of many rough drafts and sketches, as well as six months of labour.’
  • 59) ‘This working draft can be compared to a rough draft of a manuscript, essentially containing all of the information needed but still requiring some hard polishing before completion.’
  • 60) ‘He soon had a rough draft of a manuscript about how an antibody might be formed and the physical-chemical basis of its specific reaction with antigen.’
  • 61) ‘Quick outlines and fast rough drafts save time and editing trauma.’
  • 62) ‘You never know exactly what's going on during a battle, so you have to learn to make snap decisions and adapt to the initial rough draft of the plan.’
  • 63) ‘A first draft of the plan is out today outlining how to ration scarce medications and speed vaccine production in the event of a worldwide flu outbreak.’
  • 64) ‘This was originally allocated for housing in the first draft of the Local Plan.’
  • 65) ‘You could revise and refine your photo as if it were a rough draft of a story.’
  • 66) ‘When I am drawing, I use pencils for rough drafts and pens for final copies since it makes my drawings look more professional.’
  • 67) ‘Some manuscripts include rough and final drafts, and galley and page proofs.’
  • 68) ‘I don't write and re-write. I don't do a rough draft or an outline before I post.’
  • 69) ‘My current plan is to do rough drafts until November 1st.’
  • 70) ‘He drew the final version of the winning poster with a combination of jiffy marker pens and acrylic paints, after working on rough drafts in pencil.’
  • 71) ‘I sent Coach a few rough drafts of columns, but his suggestions didn't seem that strong.’
  • 72) ‘This is the last installment of the rough draft.’
  • 73) ‘When a plainer style is an option, or when it may be necessary to shorten the rough draft of an essay or an assignment, it is almost always possible to find short substitutes for long phrases.’
  • 74) ‘However, the Councillors agreed to look at regulating the size of apartments in its upcoming development plan, a draft of which is expected to be published in a few weeks.’
  • 75) ‘This is a rough draft, which means that I already know I didn't nail it, so please don't hold back if you think something's wrong!’
  • 76) ‘A council spokesman said the creation of the plan would broadly follow the same route as the first, except that the draft of that plan had never been submitted to the Government.’
  • 77) ‘The consultations next week will give farmers an opportunity to provide input into the final draft of the plan so it better accommodates their needs.’
  • 78) ‘How could Dunlop walk into the AIB with cheques or drafts made out for large sums of money to a company of which he was not a director or shareholder or officer, and walk out again having converted them to cash?’
  • 79) ‘You may send in your contributions in the form of cheque or draft or money orders directly addressed to.’
  • 80) ‘The reason for this is that bankers' drafts are made payable to the payee's order, which means that transfer can be effected only by means of the payee's genuine indorsement.’
  • 81) ‘Hibernian was granted an injunction last Wednesday, continuing a restraining order against the cashing of bank drafts at the centre of the fraud.’
  • 82) ‘Pound cheques and cheques or drafts drawn in other eurozone currencies should be lodged or cashed before February 9th.’
  • 83) ‘Kader Khan realises his mistake - and immediately gives a draft for the bounced cheque!’
  • 84) ‘Cheques and drafts are used internationally, but not extensively.’
  • 85) ‘The U-First account has no bank fees for transactions, such as cheques and drafts, and pays interest for accounts in credit, said Mr Wilson.’
  • 86) ‘The branches paid out their own notes and drafts when discounting, but they accepted local bank notes as payment.’
  • 87) ‘My instructing solicitor has written out that further order as indicated by your Honour, so the draft order I am handing up is with the original conditions in it.’
  • 88) ‘In the end he persuaded them to pay £40,000 in a banker's draft.’
  • 89) ‘The signed agreements will remain held in escrow until Neil receives the banker's draft.’
  • 90) ‘In the mid-1970s the U.S. abandoned the draft and recruited an all-volunteer professional military.’
  • 91) ‘Furthermore, even volunteer recruits, many entering because of the draft, received the same low salaries as draftees.’
  • 92) ‘Second, if you had bothered to learn about the issue you would have found that no one opposes the draft more than the military.’
  • 93) ‘I think the draft, like military fighting itself, has to change with the times.’
  • 94) ‘Talk of reviving the military draft, to supply enough troops for the war on terror, is just that, talk.’
  • 95) ‘Another possibility would be to combine the draft with some sort of nonmilitary national service.’
  • 96) ‘It is possible the US could again institute its military draft in order to recruit the numbers of troops required to cover all its commitments.’
  • 97) ‘There were plenty of opportunities to a deferment from the draft and avoid service.’
  • 98) ‘In 1980, a system of compulsory registration for the draft was instituted.’
  • 99) ‘Faced with the biggest recruitment shortfall since the draft was abolished in 1973, the Army has come up with what it thinks is a good idea.’
  • 100) ‘In order to increase citizen service, we should not re-establish the draft.’
  • 101) ‘At least if the draft were revived a big portion of the drinkers would be in other parts of the world.’
  • 102) ‘The Army made the volunteer Army work after the draft ended 30 years ago and also convinced its soldiers that they could lead almost normal lives.’
  • 103) ‘He is asking them to register with the U.S. selective service in case the military draft ever returns.’
  • 104) ‘Today's volunteer Army is engaged at a pace unseen since the end of the draft 30 years ago, and worldwide commitments magnify the stress on the force.’
  • 105) ‘As it was, the draft was like a tax unfairly levied.’
  • 106) ‘They offered various reasons why the draft should be opposed.’
  • 107) ‘The big step away from this model was the end of the draft.’
  • 108) ‘In March, the department announced that Japanese-Americans would no longer be eligible for the draft.’
  • 109) ‘The mass media also tends to take seriously proposals to revive the draft.’
  • 110) ‘Much of the fun and palpitations of Rotisserie League play occurs at the draft of players at the start of the season.’
  • 111) ‘In the final two days before the draft, teams begin contacting players they feel won't be selected.’
  • 112) ‘If a player is available early in the draft or in free agency, the team must make a move and cut Brown loose.’
  • 113) ‘Offering half the asking price is insulting and a poor way to handle the negotiations for the most talented and major-league ready player in the draft.’
  • 114) ‘A player becomes eligible for the draft when his team fails to protect him on its 40-man roster.’
  • 115) ‘After the draft, most teams have filled those needs with young players.’
  • 116) ‘Rasmus signed for a million dollars quickly, and was one of my favorite players in the draft.’
  • 117) ‘They added several solid players through the draft, some of whom should make the team and provide depth.’
  • 118) ‘Of all the offensive players entering the draft, Rogers is the best athlete.’
  • 119) ‘Finding defensive backs and defensive ends most likely will be the team's priority in the free-agent market and the draft.’
  • 120) ‘Similarly, Blake clings to the notion that no player should enter the draft unless he is a four-year college senior.’
  • 121) ‘One insider who follows the process closely says 2004 might be a record year for prep players entering the draft.’
  • 122) ‘The combine rankings give fans insight into who may be among the top players in the draft, but that's about it.’
  • 123) ‘It doesn't have to be a top 10 pick in the draft, but the player must have one-cut ability.’
  • 124) ‘The Hawks are stuck in a rut of being bad enough to miss the play-offs but not bad enough to end up with a franchise player in the draft.’
  • 125) ‘The Wolverines star might be the most talented offensive player in the draft.’
  • 126) ‘That seems strange because the team will bring in close to 40 players before the draft.’
  • 127) ‘If scouts had known a year ago what they know now, he would have been one of the top three players taken in the draft.’
  • 128) ‘This year, in fact, three of the first four players taken in the draft were preps.’
  • 129) ‘Some linebackers are available in the draft, but they must be unusually speedy to play in this system.’
  • 130) ‘What do you think of this assessment, and how do you think the depth of this draft compares to others from recent years?’
  • 131) ‘Nor have they established that, even leaving it until the last minute, he could not have drafted these documents and prepared them prior to the expiry of the four month period.’
  • 132) ‘The preliminary survey questionnaire was drafted on July 13, 1997.’
  • 133) ‘Cine and the WHO are drafting a document that will serve as a guide for researchers and communities in health research projects.’
  • 134) ‘He does, however, warn against drafting the document oneself.’
  • 135) ‘Administration officials tell CNN this 20-plus page document was actually drafted back in 2003.’
  • 136) ‘Those documents were generally drafted later and reflect social democratic ideas arising in the 19th century.’
  • 137) ‘The quotation documents were drafted using the quantities and units of measurement we estimated earlier.’
  • 138) ‘I attach hereto draft documents which I hope will form a satisfactory agreement in respect of services on the above Estate.’
  • 139) ‘Half a century ago, a document was drafted that's still highly topical: a Universal Declaration of Human Rights.’
  • 140) ‘In the rest of Italy, both clerics and laymen drafted documents, without any precise distinction of function or activity.’
  • 141) ‘It is very difficult, I think, for those who draft the document at the end of the process to stand back and reread it with the eyes of the judges who will come to it completely afresh.’
  • 142) ‘The delay is widely blamed on the prosecutors in his case, who have so far only prepared draft versions of their reports into each group member.’
  • 143) ‘On the other, he was never officially involved in the council, never having been appointed to any of the commissions that did much of the work of drafting the eventual documents.’
  • 144) ‘I am drafting this document just after completing a commercial novel of about a half-million words, and I enjoyed every one of them.’
  • 145) ‘Some states will respect the different laws of the state where the document was drafted.’
  • 146) ‘Your legal department should be able to draft a document called a nondisclosure agreement, or an NDA.’
  • 147) ‘The Assembly has already set up a 55-member committee to draft the document.’
  • 148) ‘They were one of the earlier draft versions prepared by the Crown Prosecutor to assist the judge in putting the case before the jury in the summing up.’
  • 149) ‘If he is the person who drafted the documents, I am afraid he has a very poor understanding of legal matters.’
  • 150) ‘I go there to prepare speeches, or draft articles and letters.’
  • 151) ‘A team of Hampshire police officers was drafted in last night as a murder investigation was launched.’
  • 152) ‘Dozens of extra officers were also drafted in from across the force, and senior officers even flew to the US to meet members of the FBI to help with the investigation.’
  • 153) ‘A month later union leaders were drafted in following fears the firm's wood mill was facing imminent closure, with more finished products being shipped in from abroad.’
  • 154) ‘About 20 officers were drafted in - some from Bradford - to deal with the incident at 9.17 pm.’
  • 155) ‘More volunteers are drafted in just in time as the ferry spills out the first swell of festival-goers who immediately target our ticket office en-masse.’
  • 156) ‘Extra officers were drafted in from other US cities.’
  • 157) ‘Security measures had been dramatically stepped up at Heathrow airport with extra police officers being drafted in from surrounding areas and forces.’
  • 158) ‘Extra staff were drafted in to cope with the demand.’
  • 159) ‘The first rescue attempt was made by a team of firemen, but the current was too strong, so by 6pm a specialist civil defence team were drafted in.’
  • 160) ‘It suggests senior teachers took classes, staff were drafted in from other schools and disruptive children were being taken out of lessons.’
  • 161) ‘Pupils who are able to turn up for lessons face disruption as stand-in teachers are drafted in to provide cover for staff members who are not able to start work.’
  • 162) ‘Extra police officers were drafted in to patrol a peace march after word of a rival, impromptu pro-war demonstration was circulated.’
  • 163) ‘I was drafted in from head office to ‘facilitate the streamlining of resources in middle management’.’
  • 164) ‘Taxi drivers were also drafted in to scour parts of Bolton.’
  • 165) ‘Hundreds of police officers were drafted in to monitor yesterday's march, which passed off peacefully with no arrests.’
  • 166) ‘I was supposed to go onto university when the lead of a musical, that was due to be staged by my old drama teacher, dropped out and I was drafted in.’
  • 167) ‘She was given so many flowers that three policewomen were drafted in to help the Queen's lady-in-waiting to carry them.’
  • 168) ‘Local people were drafted in as casual workers to clean up the contaminated factory.’
  • 169) ‘Extra officers were drafted in from all over the county to cope with the gathering crowds.’
  • 170) ‘Now she is quite happy to do the designing and planting, but when it comes to the heavy stuff I'm drafted in.’
  • 171) ‘Accordingly, in March 1863, Congress passed the Conscription Act to draft men into military service.’
  • 172) ‘However, in March 1916, he was drafted for military service to the Reserve Officers School near Sofia.’
  • 173) ‘An army serial number must be assigned and issued to an Army or Navy inductee by a relevant military draft office on the day when he is drafted into service.’
  • 174) ‘Up until 1994, Honduras drafted children into its military.’
  • 175) ‘Worse, so many doctors, scientists, and lab technicians had been drafted into military service that civilian operations were hamstrung.’
  • 176) ‘A state effort to enlist new voters calls on people to make a choice between being drafted for military service or registering to vote.’
  • 177) ‘After two years there, he and other American Japanese male prisoners of the appropriate age were drafted for military service.’
  • 178) ‘At this point, I'll also note that he was drafted for military service in the Vietnam War.’
  • 179) ‘In Algeria, for example, men were drafted into service.’
  • 180) ‘Unfortunately, two years later, he was drafted into the French military, and he lost his prime slot at the company.’
  • 181) ‘As a youth he had no intention of pursuing a military career, but he was drafted into the revolutionary army in 1793.’
  • 182) ‘After graduating from high school, he was drafted into the Military Officer Training School.’
  • 183) ‘He was drafted into the Royal Army Service Corps shortly after and saw action throughout the war, including the D Day landings.’
  • 184) ‘The Russian Czar, Peter the Great, devised the system in which young men were drafted to serve in the military for prolonged terms.’
  • 185) ‘However, the authorities had other ideas, and Chris was drafted into the Swedish Army for his National Service.’
  • 186) ‘Unable to pay 20 gold napoleons for his stay, the poor man was thrown into debtor's prison before being drafted into service in the emperor's army.’
  • 187) ‘The boys were about to be drafted into the military.’
  • 188) ‘Attending college allowed him to avoid being drafted into the military.’
  • 189) ‘It's his homeworld and he says he lives in fear of being drafted back into their military yet again.’
  • 190) ‘After the main drummer from Machito's famous big band was drafted into the military, he was recruited to play drums and performed excellently.’
  • 191) ‘Warner, meanwhile, must regain the confidence of his teammates… Don't be surprised if the team drafts a quarterback.’
  • 192) ‘Is this the year the team drafts its future quarterback?’
  • 193) ‘He is a good athlete with a strong arm, but might not he back next year if the team drafts a quarterback.’
  • 194) ‘The team might consider drafting a quarterback in the middle rounds for development purposes.’
  • 195) ‘While it's impossible to know for sure before the player is drafted, the team can get a clear idea of how good he'll be almost as soon as he begins his NFL career.’
  • 196) ‘It hurts that most of these players were drafted by good teams and thus didn't get the opportunities to play that some of their peers did.’
  • 197) ‘The situation puts even more pressure on the team to draft a player who can have an immediate impact.’
  • 198) ‘The sole exception is if a younger player is drafted by an NBA team and later cut.’
  • 199) ‘He doesn't seem willing to stay with the team as a transitional starter if it drafts a quarterback.’
  • 200) ‘The team has made strong statements about drafting a quarterback, but those comments are deceptive.’
  • 201) ‘Even if the Broncos find a good free-agent backup, expect them to draft a quarterback.’
  • 202) ‘The Steelers also are likely to look at drafting another quarterback in 2004.’
  • 203) ‘Every football player dreams about being drafted by an NFL team.’
  • 204) ‘The second player they selected was drafted three years ago - with the 1,000th pick.’
  • 205) ‘Such are the expectations of highly drafted quarterbacks in the NFL these days.’
  • 206) ‘Look for the Chiefs to draft a developmental quarterback, perhaps even on the first day.’
  • 207) ‘Picking the wrong agent can cost a player an opportunity to be drafted by some teams.’
  • 208) ‘I think drafting international players has proved to be successful for several NBA teams.’
  • 209) ‘The team's four recently drafted rookies made positive first impressions in their summer league debuts.’
  • 210) ‘The Broncos will draft a quarterback but not in the first round.’

Examples

  • 1) Now, he risks being perceived as merely a cold draught seeping under the turnstiles into Wembley.
  • 2) They like to drink a lot of draught beer.
  • 3) It was like a long draught of cold beer.
  • 4) Labour may just have taken in another deep draught of the same medicine it swallowed last summer.
  • 5) Sitting in draughts or sleeping on the ground were bad.
  • 6) Keep them away from warm radiators and cold draughts.
  • 7) Cold draughts and being too close to a radiator also cause leaf shedding.
  • 8) And draught beer costs 1 a pint.
  • 9) Clare put it to her mouth, and she took a long draught and was refreshed.
  • 10) Hot radiators and cold draughts can cause problems, so keep them away from both.
  • 11) Don't you get cold draughts in your hidden corners?
  • 12) We have to learn again to defer gratification, and put deeper draughts of joy ahead of instant hits of pleasure.
  • 13) I like light beers on draught.
  • 14) It follows calls from the liquor trade to allow more flexibility when serving draught drinks - especially those with a high alcohol content.
  • 15) The environmental savings on tins and bottles would be vast, and thirsty folk would be encouraged to drink draught beer in their local pub.
  • 16) After clearing our trays, we moved to the bar where a draught beer cost just 2.40.
  • 17) Don't wear anything underneath, and avoid cold rooms and draughts.
  • 18) He hardly drinks his beloved draught Guinness any more: processing alcohol puts a strain on his liver.
  • 19) A sight of the sea, a proper draught of moorland air: it was just what we wanted.
  • 20) I have often thought that taking a sleeping draught in May and staying dormant until September would remove a lot of anguish.
  • 21) ‘Loft insulation prevents heat from rising and going straight through the roof, while draught proofing cuts out unpleasant draughts from around windows, external doors, letterboxes, keyholes and cat flaps.’
  • 22) ‘He offered her a small wave, then left, shutting the door so quickly that it blew a draught across the room.’
  • 23) ‘The medical bay was actually an old khaki army tent, so whenever the breeze blew a draught came through the front entrance flaps.’
  • 24) ‘Since there is no airflow forcing the heat into the rooms, there are no drafts or unpleasant air currents, and wall and ceiling surfaces stay cleaner.’
  • 25) ‘He filled his lungs with the refreshing draught of the cool air, exhaling his tiredness in each gulp.’
  • 26) ‘An icy draught needled across the room, wending its way up the chimney and leaving me shivering violently in its wake.’
  • 27) ‘She quietly opened the window and let herself get drenched in the raindrops that the draught carried into the room.’
  • 28) ‘We sat down, noting with interest the cold drafts blowing hard through an airless smoke-filled room.’
  • 29) ‘There were broken windows, the draught ran straight through it, the damp had gone in.’
  • 30) ‘She slid open the windows and was greeted by the smell of fresh flowers, as the cool draft blew past the tastefully positioned pot of geraniums just inside the window sill.’
  • 31) ‘A draft blew into the room and I shivered, partially from the cool air, partly from the dream.’
  • 32) ‘Use candles in ventilated rooms, but avoid drafts to lessen dripping and blackening.’
  • 33) ‘Cold air entered freely through the broken window, draughts blasted from the roof and filled gaps between the walls and stone floor.’
  • 34) ‘A slight draft was blowing through a cracked window.’
  • 35) ‘He stood for a minute just inside the doorway, through which a cooling draught flowed.’
  • 36) ‘Moving air causes the smoke to waver, and you will feel a draft when it cools your hand.’
  • 37) ‘A chill draft blew through the corridor outside her apartment.’
  • 38) ‘A draught from an opened window crawled through the apartment, rustling papers and the leaves of plants.’
  • 39) ‘The flames flickered as another draft rushed past them and a shadow crept along the wall, eyes darting back and forth suspiciously.’
  • 40) ‘She pulled her cloak closer to ward off the damp and draft.’
  • 41) ‘He filled three cups from a large flask, passing them round and drinking a long draught from his own, before introducing himself as Seth.’
  • 42) ‘Then they gave him a groat, which he put in his pocket; a crust of bread, which he ate; and a full bowl of ale, which he drank off at a draught.’
  • 43) ‘He ended, and emptied his tankard in a single draught.’
  • 44) ‘The doors swung open and Midori looked up, her eyes narrowing slightly. ‘Soldiers,’ she thought, finishing off her drink with a smooth draught.’
  • 45) ‘Donal made a show of taking a long draught of his drink.’
  • 46) ‘Danny accepts it with a grateful nod and drinks a long draught, trying to banish the shakes from his body.’
  • 47) ‘I took a long draught of the drink he had brought me at so high a price, looking at him over the rim of the glass.’
  • 48) ‘‘So,’ the dragon paused to take a draft of his drink, his red lips pursing as they passed over the lip of his mug.’
  • 49) ‘He took a draught of his beer and thought for a short spell.’
  • 50) ‘Drinking a gallon-bottle-full, at a draught, is said to be no uncommon feat: a mere boyish trick, which will not bear to be bragged of.’
  • 51) ‘Then, taking a deep breath, she tipped it back, swallowing the contents in one draught.’
  • 52) ‘He took a long draught of his beer, wiping foam from his mouth, as he absently eavesdropped on other people's conversations.’
  • 53) ‘Stooping down, he placed the cup into his father's shaky hands and watched him take a slow draught, dribbling the water down his stubbly, unshaven chin.’
  • 54) ‘She washed down the small gob of starch with a draft of spring water, grateful that her stomach would be pacified for an hour, long enough for sleep to come.’
  • 55) ‘He poured himself a drink and leaned back in his chair leisurely and took several long draughts.’
  • 56) ‘He produced a bottle of wine, took a deep draught, and burst into a heartfelt rendition of Je Ne Regrette Rien.’
  • 57) ‘Time to pull myself together, swig a good deep draught of Andrew's Liver Salts, and get cracking.’
  • 58) ‘He took a deep draught from his mug, setting it down empty.’
  • 59) ‘She reached out and picked up the mug, taking a deep draught of it.’
  • 60) ‘I raised the canteen again and this time took a deep draught.’
  • 61) ‘He saw them and sniffed a deep draught of air into his lungs.’
  • 62) ‘She waited and I supposed I was expected to drink so I took a deep draught and could only just prevent myself from gagging.’
  • 63) ‘Ian's breathing becomes more and more ragged as he drags draught after draught of air deep into his lungs.’
  • 64) ‘She unclasped a wineskin from her shoulder and drank a deep draught.’
  • 65) ‘‘Another groom, another failure,’ said Mr. Miller, taking a deep draught of beer.’
  • 66) ‘A concentration of ‘Class B’ cigarettes of that magnitude would have surely transformed me in that first deep draught of their gamma ray smoke.’
  • 67) ‘He took another deep draught of the morning air and ducked back down into the shelter offered by the cabin.’
  • 68) ‘My lifeforce dwindles as she sips from the fountain of knowledge when she should be drinking in great drafts.’
  • 69) ‘‘Actually I would have preferred gold for a change,’ Matt said, downing a good draught of his beer, wearing a smile once more when he talked to his friend.’
  • 70) ‘Or, even better, if you're lounging in your personal plunge pool on the deck outside your room quite often a long grey trunk will siphon out a considerable draught as the elephants take a drink.’
  • 71) ‘She shook her head and lifted the glass to her lips again, still holding Meg's drink down as she drew a long draught and set the cup back down.’
  • 72) ‘He slowed, drawing a draught of brown-red liquid in a weather-proof seal-skin flask, the fire-drink warmed across his thirsty gullet.’
  • 73) ‘‘You, sir, are a demon,’ she declared, taking a draught of the fiery liquid.’
  • 74) ‘Families were closely knit units a the time and grandmothers helped to make the boxty and potato cakes which were covered with freshly churned butter and eaten heartily and all washed down with draughts of hot strong tea.’
  • 75) ‘During his final year, while out walking on a hot day, he arrived at a well, and in the absence of anything stronger, downed copious draughts of cold water.’
  • 76) ‘There was a boyish grin on Raphael's face, something that he often had when he was making draughts or medicines for his own amusement.’
  • 77) ‘I suspected Claudius had mixed a draught with his medicine.’
  • 78) ‘Before Luke's horrified eyes, Jaid swallowed the immortality draught and, with a shocked gasped, collapsed onto the ground before him, unconscious.’
  • 79) ‘Dinah and Dorinda use a witch's draught to turn themselves into kangaroos, begin talking to the animals in the zoo, and make friends with the puma and a falcon.’
  • 80) ‘Gesturing to the apprentice, the Apothecary went back through the curtain with the assorted bottled healing draughts.’
  • 81) ‘The shallow draught of these ships meant that they were able to reach far inland by river and stream, striking and moving on before local forces could muster.’
  • 82) ‘The shallow draft of 0.9m to 2.3m allows the ship to access very shallow waters denied to other vessels.’
  • 83) ‘The docking facilities must be big enough to cope with the 26 foot draught of Liberty ships and at the same time provide sheltered water for smaller vessels, such as landing craft, to operate.’
  • 84) ‘Bowring added that seafarers without visas were banned from leaving their vessel, even to stand on the dock to check the draught of the ship.’
  • 85) ‘It will be capable of operating in shallow waters since its draft will be about 10 feet.’
  • 86) ‘The Baynunah corvettes will have a stealthy superstructure and a low draught which allows operation in shallow waters.’
  • 87) ‘‘Most of the ships have a draught of 9,5 metres or less and the harbour can go to a depth of 10,7m,’ he said.’
  • 88) ‘These HSVs have already proven their worth as transports, and with their shallow drafts, as Special Forces insertion platforms.’
  • 89) ‘The LMSR and fast sealift ships have a draft of about 37 feet and a sustainable speed of about 25 knots.’
  • 90) ‘These were flat-bottomed craft with a shallow draft, and were lowered from the davits of larger troop-carrying merchantmen, like lifeboats.’
  • 91) ‘Longships were of extremely seaworthy design, and the addition of sails made very long voyages feasible, while the shallow draught meant that raiders could penetrate far inland by river.’
  • 92) ‘It would be impossible to design a boat with shallow draft, a full keel, and considerable volume forward and have it sail efficiently to weather by modern standards.’
  • 93) ‘Taylor said the ship's draught varied between nine metres in the front and 12m at the stern.’
  • 94) ‘With shallow drafts, these vessels will have many more off-loading options than larger, single-hulled vessels.’
  • 95) ‘The vessel's shallow draft and water jet propulsion give it tremendous flexibility and maneuverability over conventional ship forms.’
  • 96) ‘Currently the new route is marked with temporary buoys and is open to vessels with a draught of less than 10 metres.’
  • 97) ‘Many factors influence the severity of the scar, including water depth, size and draft of the boat, and whether it has single or twin engines.’
  • 98) ‘In another channel between Lewis and a major puffin colony, mariners must sail tankers above a trench which is only a mile wide and 70 feet deep - only 10 feet more than the draught of many oil tankers.’
  • 99) ‘Both were small and fast boat with a shallow drafts.’
  • 100) ‘One was a liveaboard whose vessel's draft was too deep for his boat to move up into Pensacola's shallow bays.’
  • 101) ‘Sales of draught beer and cider have fallen by 11.5% in the first four months of this year in pubs, according to figures from the Irish Brewers' Association.’
  • 102) ‘The festival provides an opportunity to relish the distinctive flavours of this dish along with barrels of chilled draught beer accompanied by soul-stirring live ghazals.’
  • 103) ‘The micro-brewery at the Foresters Arms at Carlton-in-Coverdale produces draught ales and a new range of bottled beers which will be unveiled next month.’
  • 104) ‘Well Stella have started selling nine pints of draught lager in a keg, 12 hours in the fridge and Robert is your father's brother.’
  • 105) ‘Bottled beers from Traquair House are available at Castle Venlaw and the introduction of the brewery's draught beers in the hotel, which is being considered, would be most welcome.’
  • 106) ‘Most Irish pubs receive deliveries of draught beer at least three times a week, which means that Irish supplies could run out within days.’
  • 107) ‘That is the name of the draught beer specially brewed to mark the 20th birthday of York Beer And Wine Shop.’
  • 108) ‘Despite the extensive wine list, my companion and I quaffed large glasses of draught beer with our food, as the afternoon was unusually warm and sunny.’
  • 109) ‘Dutch fans of English draught beer travel over from Holland, via nearby Harwich and the scenic Mayflower Line.’
  • 110) ‘A block away, Cheetah's Topless Bar sells draught beer for under a dollar.’
  • 111) ‘Guinness will cost £3 a pint, with draught lager £3.25.’
  • 112) ‘Then the draught beer goes to Black Sheep-supplied pubs from July.’
  • 113) ‘Serving green draught beer and plenty of Guinness through the night, The Kilkenny is a welcome addition to Walking Street's pub scene, with plenty of cool beer and good entertainment.’
  • 114) ‘Patrons who liked Carlsberg were once treated to an alternative draught beer called Probably and other tongue-in-cheek variations on popular brand names.’
  • 115) ‘And she expects to expand the range of draught beers on offer, with the emphasis on local breweries such as Malton, York and Cropton.’
  • 116) ‘A set of English-designed draught beer dispensers have been installed and the Clock claims that truly cold beer is now on tap.’
  • 117) ‘Your bar is clean, smart, funky and sells wonderful breaded mushrooms and decent draught beer.’
  • 118) ‘This left publicans to take the heat after the brewers pushed up the price of draught beer.’
  • 119) ‘And on a nice day it's a great place to quaff a large glass of frothy draught beer.’
  • 120) ‘I had a pint of Castle Eden traditional draught ale to wash it all down.’
  • 121) ‘The number of horses was scarcely up to the average, the heavy draught horses being not quite so plentiful.’
  • 122) ‘He was diminutive, and how he managed to lift the heavy harness on the draught horses for ploughing was more than I could understand.’
  • 123) ‘In 1954, British Railways had stopped using the Nelson Street stables for their draught horses.’
  • 124) ‘She was given a warm welcome by farmers at the championships and even tried her hand at ploughing with two Irish draught mares, owned by brothers Joe and Padraig Fahy, of Corrandulla, Co Galway.’
  • 125) ‘Both were photographed last week inspecting the five year old draught horse Boru, which is the newest addition to the Garda Mounted Unit.’
  • 126) ‘One day he and Gertie were going down the Valley Road to Akaroa when the local carrier was coming up the valley with his six horse team of draught horses and wagon.’
  • 127) ‘And there was no mistaking who were the thoroughbreds and who were the draught horses in Portlaoise on Saturday.’
  • 128) ‘So head on out to Casino Showgrounds on May 1 for a chance to meet John and his mates, including the draught horses.’
  • 129) ‘Not only did they provide milk for dairy purposes, but they also were used as draught animals to pull ploughs and carts.’
  • 130) ‘In return, I'll supply you with a wagon filled with supplies and the draught animals to pull it.’
  • 131) ‘The best distance swimmers are the thoroughbreds of the pool, but if you don't manage them carefully you could end up with a stable of draught horses.’
  • 132) ‘If this was a wagon, where were the draught beasts?’
  • 133) ‘When the draught horses started working 7 days a week, half of them died.’
  • 134) ‘It is used as both a draught dog and companion in its country of origin.’
  • 135) ‘Breeds intended as draught cattle are generally very large and carry a high proportion of lean meat.’
  • 136) ‘Though the use of the horse as a draught animal was spreading, this was of marginal importance.’
  • 137) ‘It is the basis for a ‘virtuous circle’ by which a tenant who possessed draught animals was busy only one day per week, in exchange for the work that his plough team carried out on the arable lands of the estate.’
  • 138) ‘In 1943 only 58% of the pre-war stock of draught animals remained.’
  • 139) ‘For the military with an ample supply of draught animals the roads offered few problems but for the less able the steep ascents from a valley floor over high passes were taxing.’
  • 140) ‘Or, to really get back to Ireland's roots, take a trip on a jaunting cart, which costs just £8 each and is pulled by Irish draught horses, specially bred for their strength and speed.’
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