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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, horror, or awe; dread. [2 definitions]
dreadlocks a hairstyle, originally worn by Rastafarians, in which the hair is worn in many long, twisted strands.
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. [13 definitions]
dreamland any wonderful place or situation existing only in dreams or the imagination. [2 definitions]
dreamless combined form of dream.
dreamt a past tense and past participle of "dream."
dream up (informal) to conceive in the imagination.
dream world a world that exists only in the imagination, not in reality.
dreamy like a dream; hazy or indistinct. [4 definitions]
drear in literature, dreary; dismal; boring.
dreary cheerless, bleak, or depressing. [2 definitions]