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Definition of "draughtsman" [draughts•man]

  • Chiefly British Variant of draftsman. (noun)
  • Games Chiefly British One of the pieces used in draughts; a checker. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "draughtsman" in a sentence
  • "But inversely, the bureaucratic draughtsman is truly the more sublime artist, the one favored by God with the gift to fill Man's soul with Divine Grace, though unfortunately, he still dies penniless and in obscurity."
  • "If you say that Dali, though a brilliant draughtsman, is a dirty little scoundrel, you are looked upon as a savage."
  • "Papillon himself, while described as a draughtsman of the utmost accuracy, was criticized for making his work so minute that it was impossible to print clearly."