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  • v. Present participle of draught.

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Examples

  • President has found it necessary to announce that if the 300,000 volunteers were not ready by the 15th of August immediate resort would be had to draughting from the militia.

    Foreign Intelligence: America

  • As he wrote, he could look out through the one window in his broom closet of an office across a narrow alley to an Occidental office, where engineers bent over draughting tables as though it were business as usual and as if nothing had changed.

    The Prize

  • It must all come down and I must back to my draughting board.

    Mistakes in Building

  • "This way," and led them into what might once have been the dining room but now was a musty combination of draughting room, store room, and office, with water-stained wallpaper covering the upper half of the walls and battered wainscoting covering the lower half.

    A Traitor to Memory

  • Reaction was not only discussed, but management spent hours on draughting the final division of the channels and schedules to be completed before July 2, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • We gave them specific training in mathematics, physics, chemistry, draughting, care and use of equipment and so forth.

    Education and Industry

  • Tom was standing by the big draughting table lettering a map, the surveyor was busy with some blueprints in the window, and Mr. Carson sat near by with a notebook in hand which he was searching industriously.

    Tabitha at Ivy Hall

  • Pittsburgh Pa., a set of draughting tools for a guitar.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume XIII, No. 51: November 12, 1892

  • With such a force Tarleton was detached to beat up Jefferson and the assembly at Charlottesville, where they were busy in voting taxes, making paper-money, draughting the militia, and recruiting for the

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • What is this industrial haste which cuts so much of our corn while it is only in tassel, that drives square pegs into round holes, that harnesses trotting stock to heavy drays and draughting stock to gigs, that breaks up the violin to kindle a fire quickly, thoughtless of the music, that takes telescopes for drain pipes and gets commerce -- but not commerce with the stars?

    The Minister and the Boy A Handbook for Churchmen Engaged in Boys' Work

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