from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A corrupt spelling of draff.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete See draft.

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  • noun Obsolete form of draught.


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  • Something better this morning, I proceed to finish a rough draugh of the river & Distances to leave at this place, the wormest day we have had this year, at 4 oClock the Party returned from the head of the portage Soon after it began to hail and rain hard and continued for a fiew minits & Ceased for an hour and began to rain again with a heavy wind from the N W.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806 Meriwether Lewis 1791

  • a single gill of water at a draugh, and that quantity but twice in an hour, although five times that quantity would not have satisfied me -- and the food allowed me was apportioned accordingly.

    Life and Adventures of Robert, the Hermit of Massachusetts ... 1829

  • 1996: 'Tis old, but true, Still Swine eats all the draugh.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor (1623 First Folio Edition) 1623


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