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drawl to pronounce or speak slowly, esp. with vowel sounds greatly lengthened. [2 definitions]
drawn past participle of draw. [2 definitions]
drawn butter butter melted, clarified, and often seasoned or thickened for use as a sauce.
drawn work ornamentation of fabric produced by drawing out threads and creating a lacy effect.
draw out to prolong. [2 definitions]
draw poker a version of poker in which players may discard and draw replacements for a specified maximum number of cards in their original hands after initial bets are made.
draw straws to choose one person from several by having each choose a partly concealed straw, with the shortest straw indicating the chosen person.
drawstring a cord or the like that is drawn through a sewn channel in fabric and pulled so as to tighten or close an opening, as of pants, a bag, or the like.
draw the line to set a limit on what is allowed.
draw up to draft; formulate. [2 definitions]
dray a low but sturdy cart with removable sides that is used for moving bulky or heavy objects. [3 definitions]
drayage conveyance by dray, or the charge for it.
drayman a dray driver.
dread to be very afraid of or deeply apprehensive about. [7 definitions]
dreadful producing great fear or a feeling of awe; dread. [2 definitions]
dreadlocks a hairstyle, originally worn by Rastafarians, in which the hair is worn in many long ropelike braids.
dreadnought a large warship equipped with powerful weapons and, usu., heavy armor.
dread to think used to express worry or fear with respect to what might happen or be possible under certain circumstances.
dream a series of images or visions that accompany sleep, or that occur during waking reverie. [11 definitions]
dreamland any wonderful place or situation existing only in dreams or the imagination. [2 definitions]
dreamless combined form of dream.