Draft ox
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • draft ox — draft horse, draft ox, drafts, draftsˈman, draftsˈmanship see under ↑draught • • • Main Entry: ↑draft …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft net — 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 tube — 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 horse — noun horse adapted for drawing heavy loads • Syn: ↑draught horse, ↑dray horse • Hypernyms: ↑workhorse • Hyponyms: ↑carthorse, ↑cart horse, ↑drayhorse …   Useful english dictionary

  • ox´like´ — ox «oks», noun, plural ox|en. 1. the full grown male of domestic cattle, that has been castrated and is used as a draft animal or for beef. An ox is slow but very strong. 2. any one of a group of mammals with horns and cloven hoofs, to which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ox — [äks] n. pl. oxen or Rare ox [ME < OE oxa, akin to Ger ochse < IE * ukwsen , a bull < base * wegw , *ūgw , wet, sprinkle > HUMOR, HUMID, L umere, to be moist] any of several bovid ruminants, as cattle, buffaloes, bison, gaur, and… …   English World dictionary

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