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drafty

n. a draft beer; beer. How about a cold drafty?
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A normal really drafty house has four air changes, and the ideal is between 0.5 and 1--less than that and the house fills up with stale air and fungal spores.
Like the ones I stayed with over New Year who are in a ratinfested mouldy house with no hot water, no heating, drafty window and paying pounds 40 each per bed, some in shared rooms whilst the landlady turns up whenever she feels to shout and scream at them for rent.
"The drafty window panes have been improved, and now it just looks fresh and clean and homey.
Simon Thomas, Plaid Cymru's education spokesman, said changes to the 21st Century Schools scheme "threaten to leave our children in cold, drafty and Victorian buildings".
Beagley updates classics: standard booties in faux-crocodile textures, short lace-ups with contrasting color anklets and stately, purple velvet slippers embroidered with a sunny insignia, perfect for padding around a drafty house.
Fayard said it is going to take time to fix the drafty windows.
Here they found a motley colony of ragged, half-starved westerners from almost every type of background, thrown together, huddled in drafty, uncomfortable shelters away from cities now ravaged by war.
We have primary schools that need rebuilding and the high earners are in pleasant, potted-planted offices and children are being taught in drafty corridors sitting on floors.
The center wouldn't stay warm in the winter or cool in the summer, and it was so drafty that you could feel the breeze - and dust - while inside.
The administration examined models of exchanges, held numerous meetings with stakeholders and consulted closely with state leaders, consumer advocates, employers and insurers in order to drafty the proposals.
The insulation between the roof and cathedral ceiling has settled and we are concerned about ice dams developing, the windows are drafty and we're not sure if it's the windows or if there needs to be insulation and draft barriers around the windows.
For a group which tends to have to rely on drafty church halls, to see it having access to state-of-the-art technology, and a technician to boot (up), was pleasing.
Mourning forbids color, laughter, dancing, courting, even stepping outside the once-devilishly-magicked castle's walls--unless on RB--and the girls are trapped in a world dyed black, in a drafty old castle wherein pockets of magic still reside.
Drafty spots on doors and windows often aren't noticed until a cold snap arrives, and that is a poor time to repair them with typical weather-stripping, which usually requires keeping the door or window open while the work is done.
But Americans United countered that under that logic, the government could tear down old, drafty churches and rebuild them at taxpayer expense.