from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to fix a limit or boundary.
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And she had not wanted to risk anyone being able to draw a line from Sammael to her.
It was not easy for Hill to draw a line in the fields and fringes of woods that looked down on Boatswain's Swamp.
On the other extreme, Lord Dufferin suggested Egypt be forced to draw a line in the sand at Wadi Halfa, abandoning totally a failed empire that had proved “a constant drain upon the Egyptian resources.”