from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit of draw.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imperative of draw.

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  • verb irregular simple past of draw

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  • noun United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)


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  • The word drew my gaze to his chest, then his neck.

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  • The term drew to a close, and most of the boys in my form-room ticked off the days on lists, in which the Sundays were written in red ink to show that they did not really count.

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  • As his term drew towards its close there was a move to show him some substantial token of regard.

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  • As the term drew to its close, with the Fifteen filled up and all the big matches over, interest was centred mainly in House football and

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  • As December passed by, and the term drew to a close, Patty's impatience began almost to get the better of her.

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  • A few days later the term drew to an end, and both dons and undergraduates, whose tempers had been wearing a little thin, got suddenly more genial, like guests when a visit draws to a close, and disposed to think rather better of each other.


  • But in a wide-ranging interview as his term drew to a close, he repeatedly aimed his artillery in an unexpected direction: toward his own party.

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