Draft horse
Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster]

2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The forms draft and draught, in the senses above-given, are both in approved use. [1913 Webster]

{Draft box}, {Draft engine}, {Draft horse}, {Draft net}, {Draft ox}, {Draft tube}. Same as {Draught box}, {Draught engine}, etc. See under {Draught}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Draft — Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft box — Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft engine — Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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