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DRAUGHT ( Matthew 15:17 , Mark 7:19 ) and DRAUGHT HOUSE (Amer. RV [Note: Revised Version.] ‘draught-house,’ 2 Kings 10:27 ) both signify a privy or closet, which in the Mishna is ‘water-house.’ Jehu, according to the last-cited passage, turned the temple of Baal in Samaria into public latrines.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Draught'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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