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- adj. Drawn out with too much subtlety; overnice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Drawn out with too much subtilty; overnice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Drawn out to extreme fineness or tenuity, as wire; hence, figuratively, drawn out with too much subtlety: as, fine-drawn conclusions.
Justen's eyes darted from one mass of heavy iron to another, from anvil to iron casing to finedrawn turbine blade.
Harold's was not a nature of finedrawn distinctions; he wrote as he fought, swift and determined, and the letter was soon finished, read, and approved by Jack.