a load; the quantity drawn forward; a chosen detachment of men. See also detachment, detail.
Examples: draft of bottlers, 1486; of calves, 1830; of cars; of cattle [culled from the herd], 1800; of eels [20 pounds]; of fish; of men, 1813; of sailors, 1890; of soldiers, 1756.
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