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Definition of Draftiness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Draftiness
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1. Carpentry and Building (1908)
"Discomfort from defective room air circulation usually asserts itself In draftiness, and If conditions are studied to obviate troubles of this nature much ..."
2. Great American Universities by Edwin Emery Slosson (1910)
"... are put around the open court between the buildings, not a bad arrangement in a mild climate, and in a study where draftiness is good for the health. ..."
3. Productive Horse Husbandry by Carl Warren Gay (1914)
"... combining an unusual degree of quality and character with the size, substance, and draftiness typical of this breed. ard, the Shire measures up well, ..."
4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1896)
"... also, to the per capita space of enclosures as affecting both the liability to draftiness in ventilating work, and also the time of retention within the ..."
5. Camp Craft: Modern Practice and Equipment by Warren Hastings Miller (1915)
"The Forester is the lightest and warmest of them all. I designed it ten years ago as a protest against the draftiness and lack of ..."
6. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1902)
"... from the draftiness caused by an unscientific method of ventilation. Professor Woodbridge points out that in residences, offices, shops, and the like, ..."
7. The Principles and Practice of Judging Live-stock by Carl Warren Gay (1914)
"His great scale and substance, with his form, are most impressive of draftiness. Yet with all there is a grossness that is suggestive of a low grade of ..."
8. A History of the Percheron Horse: Including Hitherto Unpublished Data by Alvin Howard Sanders (1917)
"They were very powerful, well-proportioned draft horses, possessing more draftiness than finish. They proved extremely valuable in increasing the size and ..."