• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Draft-bar a swingle-tree, the bar to which the coupling of a railway-carriage is attached
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A corr. of Draught.


In literature:

Its draft, even when bearing a considerable burden, was so slight, that it would glide over the shallowest bars.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
Through the open draft of the stove the red coals within it glowed, casting three little bars of light upon the floor.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The Nantucket was a small side-wheel steamer of light draft, and we were able to run in and out over the bar at will.
"The Boys of '61" by Charles Carleton Coffin

In news:

Bar just days before the NFL Draft began, entered a plea of not guilty on Wednesday.
It's hard to blame them when someone comes up to the bar and leans over the beer taps to ask what's on draft.
But in an unprecedented move, church leaders drafted an emergency resolution barring him from taking control.
East Colonial draft house offers a badass take on bar food.
Barring a change between now and the draft, Hummel 's best bet is to be drafted at some point in the second round where contracts are not guaranteed.
Piranha 's has a full bar, with a decent selection of bottle and draft beers, and nightly specials.
Dozens of bottled brews and lots of primo draft beers sit pretty behind this long wooden bar.
South Maui Three's Bar & Grill Late Night Happy Hour $3 Mai Tais & Margaritas, $3 Drafts and wells.
South Maui Three's Bar & Grill Sunset Happy Hour $3 Mai Tais & Margaritas, $3 Drafts and wells.
A new production brewery in Cincinnati, is open and selling its draft beer to area bars and restaurants.
The bar remains Barley Vine 's focal point, with 14 craft-beer draft lines (and another 30 by the bottle,) a global selection of wines and an emphasis on artisanal and small-batch spirits.
The Rule 5 Draft pipeline will , barring a late personnel move, be closed this year to the Royals because they have no vacancies on their 40-man roster.