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draw a blank to be unable to recall or recognize. [2 definitions]
drawable combined form of draw.
drawback an impediment to the success or desirability of something; negative feature; flaw.
drawbridge a bridge built so that it can be raised or moved in order to either allow tall ships to pass beneath or restrict passage.
drawee one on whom an order for payment is drawn.
drawer a sliding traylike compartment in a piece of furniture. [3 definitions]
drawing the act of making pictures or designs with a writing instrument such as a pencil. [3 definitions]
drawing board a large, smooth, rectangular board on which paper or canvas is mounted before being drawn upon.
drawing card something or someone, such as a well-known entertainer, that attracts a large audience, patronage, or the like.
drawing room a formal reception room; parlor. [2 definitions]
drawknife a knife that can be drawn, by means of handles at both ends of the blade, toward the user to shave a surface.
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]