Definition of draught in English:

draught

noun

  • British spelling of draft (sense 3 of the noun, draught sense 4 of the noun, draught sense 6 of the noun, draught sense 7 of the noun)

adjective

  • British spelling of draft (adjective)

Origin

Middle English (in the sense ‘drawing, pulling’; also ‘something drawn, a load’): from Old Norse dráttr, of Germanic origin; related to German Tracht, also to draw. Compare with draft.

Pronunciation

draught

/draft//dræft/