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light draft

noun, Nautical
1.
the draft of a vessel at its light displacement.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • There are three town landings, all of which are suitable for launching light draft boats and canoes.
  • These barges will be of light draft, to enable them to navigate the shallow waters of that stream.
  • There is no vessel at band of sufficiently light draft.

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