Drain, n. 1. The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country; the project is a drain on resources.
2. That means of which anything is drained; a channel; a trench; a water course; a sewer; a sink.
3. pl. The grain from the mashing tub; as, brewers'
Counter drain. See under Box, Counter. --
Right of drain
(Law), an easement or servitude by which one man has a right to convey water in pipes through or over the estate of another.
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