Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To draw up. Cowper, Iliad, i.
  • Figuratively, to train or bring up.

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

  • transitive verb rare To draw up.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, rare To draw up - John Milton

Etymologies

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up- +‎ draw

Examples

  • Both men were grappled together as they went down; but Grief, with a quick updraw of his knees to the other's chest, broke the grip and forced him down.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • Both men were grappled together as they went down; but Grief, with a quick updraw of his knees to the other's chest, broke the grip and forced him down.

    A Son of the Sun

  • a quick updraw of his knees to the other's chest, broke the grip and forced him down.

    A Son Of The Sun

  • D.W.] in hand, his mouth at the blow-stop was relieved of its pained updraw by the form for puffing; he preserved a gentlemanly high figure in his exercises on the instrument, out of ken of all likeness to the urgent insistency of Victor Radnor's punctuating trunk of the puffing frame at almost every bar -- an Apollo brilliancy in energetic pursuit of the nymph of sweet sound.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • D.W.] in hand, his mouth at the blow-stop was relieved of its pained updraw by the form for puffing; he preserved a gentlemanly high figure in his exercises on the instrument, out of ken of all likeness to the urgent insistency of Victor Radnor's punctuating trunk of the puffing frame at almost every bar -- an Apollo brilliancy in energetic pursuit of the nymph of sweet sound.

    One of Our Conquerors — Volume 1

  • D.W.] in hand, his mouth at the blow-stop was relieved of its pained updraw by the form for puffing; he preserved

    One of Our Conquerors — Complete

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