Draught-house

Draught-house
   (2 Kings 10:27). Jehu ordered the temple of Baal to be destroyed, and the place to be converted to the vile use of receiving offal or ordure. (Comp. Matt. 15:17.)

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • draught-house — draughtˈ house noun (Bible, etc) A sink or privy • • • Main Entry: ↑draught …   Useful english dictionary

  • draught — draught; draught·house; …   English syllables

  • house — bath·house; char·ter·house; chop·house; cru·cet·house; dis·house; draught·house; house; house·break·er; house·clean; house·fast; house·ful; house·hold·er; house·hold·er·ship; house·hold·ing; house·hold·ry; house·keep; house·keep·er; house·less;… …   English syllables

  • Draught — Draught, n. [The same as draft, the spelling with gh indicating an older pronunciation. See {Draft}, n., {Draw}.] 1. The act of drawing or pulling; as: (a) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like. [1913 Webster] A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draught excluder — draught ex.cluder n [U and C] BrE material that you put around the edge of windows and doors to stop cold air from coming into the house …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • House Energy Rating — A House Energy Rating is an index of energy efficiency for residential homes in Australia. The Australian Building Codes Board introduced energy efficiency measures for houses into the Building Code of Australia (BCA) on 1 January 2003. It has… …   Wikipedia

  • draught — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, acceptance, acceptance bill, air current, arrangement, article, attraction, autograph, bag, bang, bank acceptance, bank check, beverage, bill, bill …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Angle of draught — Draught Draught, n. [The same as draft, the spelling with gh indicating an older pronunciation. See {Draft}, n., {Draw}.] 1. The act of drawing or pulling; as: (a) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Black draught — Draught Draught, n. [The same as draft, the spelling with gh indicating an older pronunciation. See {Draft}, n., {Draw}.] 1. The act of drawing or pulling; as: (a) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blast draught — Draught Draught, n. [The same as draft, the spelling with gh indicating an older pronunciation. See {Draft}, n., {Draw}.] 1. The act of drawing or pulling; as: (a) The act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”