What does the word draught mean?

Usage examples for draught

  1. Not in all my life have I tasted anything so delicious as was that long draught of water. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. He asked his nephew whether he could not manage to send his troops across the channel in vessels of light draught, such as he already had at command, together with some others which might be furnished him from Spain. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. One doctor said she was silly about it, for it was absolutely impossible to catch a cold from anything but an open window, or wet feet, or a draught. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez