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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
drawn
    adj 1: showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or
           suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her
           mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from
           sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face";
           "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young
           face"- Charles Dickens [syn: careworn, drawn,
           haggard, raddled, worn]
    2: having the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut; "the
       drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
delineated \delineated\ adj.
   1. represented accurately or precisely. [Narrower terms:
      diagrammatic, diagrammatical; drawn; painted]
      [WordNet 1.5]

   2. described in words with sharpness and detail or with vivid
      imagery. Opposite of undelineated.

   Syn: represented, delineate.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Drawn \Drawn\, p. p. & a.
   See Draw, v. t. & i.
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   Drawn butter, butter melter and prepared to be used as a
      sort of gravy.

   Drawn fowl, an eviscerated fowl.

   Drawn game or Drawn battle, one in which neither party
      wins; one equally contested.

   Drawn fox, one driven from cover. --Shak.

   Drawn work, ornamental work made by drawing out threads
      from fine cloth, and uniting the cross threads, to form a
      pattern.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
draw \draw\ (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. Drew (dr[udd]); p. p.
   Drawn (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Drawing.] [OE.
   dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to
   Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to
   OS. dragan to bear, carry, D. dragen, G. tragen, Goth.
   dragan; cf. Skr. dhraj to move along, glide; and perh. akin
   to Skr. dhar to hold, bear. [root]73. Cf. 2d Drag, Dray a
   cart, 1st Dredge.]
   1. To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance
      of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to
      cause to follow.
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            He cast him down to ground, and all along
            Drew him through dirt and mire without remorse.
                                                  --Spenser.
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            He hastened to draw the stranger into a private
            room.                                 --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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            Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the
            judgment seats?                       --James ii. 6.
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            The arrow is now drawn to the head.   --Atterbury.
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   2. To influence to move or tend toward one's self; to
      exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself;
      to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce.
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            The poet
            Did feign that Orpheus drew trees, stones, and
            floods.                               --Shak.
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            All eyes you draw, and with the eyes the heart.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   3. To cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract;
      to educe; to bring forth; as:
      (a) To bring or take out, or to let out, from some
          receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from
          a cask or well, etc.
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                The drew out the staves of the ark. --2 Chron.
                                                  v. 9.
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                Draw thee waters for the siege.   --Nahum iii.
                                                  14.
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                I opened the tumor by the point of a lancet
                without drawing one drop of blood. --Wiseman.
      (b) To pull from a sheath, as a sword.
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                I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy
                them.                             --Ex. xv. 9.
      (c) To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.
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                Spirits, by distillations, may be drawn out of
                vegetable juices, which shall flame and fume of
                themselves.                       --Cheyne.
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                Until you had drawn oaths from him. --Shak.
      (d) To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from
          evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to
          derive.
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                We do not draw the moral lessons we might from
                history.                          --Burke.
      (e) To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call
          for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw
          money from a bank.
      (f) To take from a box or wheel, as a lottery ticket; to
          receive from a lottery by the drawing out of the
          numbers for prizes or blanks; hence, to obtain by good
          fortune; to win; to gain; as, he drew a prize.
      (g) To select by the drawing of lots.
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                Provided magistracies were filled by men freely
                chosen or drawn.                  --Freeman.
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   4. To remove the contents of; as:
      (a) To drain by emptying; to suck dry.
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                Sucking and drawing the breast dischargeth the
                milk as fast as it can generated. --Wiseman.
      (b) To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a
          fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal.
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                In private draw your poultry, clean your tripe.
                                                  --King.
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   5. To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence,
      also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave.
      "Where I first drew air." --Milton.
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            Drew, or seemed to draw, a dying groan. --Dryden.
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   6. To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch;
      to extend, as a mass of metal into wire.
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            How long her face is drawn!           --Shak.
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            And the huge Offa's dike which he drew from the
            mouth of Wye to that of Dee.          --J. R. Green.
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   7. To run, extend, or produce, as a line on any surface;
      hence, also, to form by marking; to make by an instrument
      of delineation; to produce, as a sketch, figure, or
      picture.
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   8. To represent by lines drawn; to form a sketch or a picture
      of; to represent by a picture; to delineate; hence, to
      represent by words; to depict; to describe.
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            A flattering painter who made it his care
            To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are.
                                                  --Goldsmith.
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            Can I, untouched, the fair one's passions move,
            Or thou draw beauty and not feel its power? --Prior.
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   9. To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw
      a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange.
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            Clerk, draw a deed of gift.           --Shak.
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   10. To require (so great a depth, as of water) for floating;
       -- said of a vessel; to sink so deep in (water); as, a
       ship draws ten feet of water.
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   11. To withdraw. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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             Go wash thy face, and draw the action. --Shak.
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   12. To trace by scent; to track; -- a hunting term.
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   13. (Games)
       (a) (Cricket) To play (a short-length ball directed at
           the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect
           the ball between the legs and the wicket.
       (b) (Golf) To hit (the ball) with the toe of the club so
           that it is deflected toward the left.
       (c) (Billiards) To strike (the cue ball) below the center
           so as to give it a backward rotation which causes it
           to take a backward direction on striking another
           ball.
       (d) (Curling) To throw up (the stone) gently.
           [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   14. To leave (a contest) undecided; as, the battle or game
       was drawn. "Win, lose, or draw."
       [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

   Note: Draw, in most of its uses, retains some shade of its
         original sense, to pull, to move forward by the
         application of force in advance, or to extend in
         length, and usually expresses an action as gradual or
         continuous, and leisurely. We pour liquid quickly, but
         we draw it in a continued stream. We force compliance
         by threats, but we draw it by gradual prevalence. We
         may write a letter with haste, but we draw a bill with
         slow caution and regard to a precise form. We draw a
         bar of metal by continued beating.
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   To draw a bow, to bend the bow by drawing the string for
      discharging the arrow.

   To draw a cover, to clear a cover of the game it contains.
      

   To draw a curtain, to cause a curtain to slide or move,
      either closing or unclosing. "Night draws the curtain,
      which the sun withdraws." --Herbert.

   To draw a line, to fix a limit or boundary.

   To draw back, to receive back, as duties on goods for
      exportation.

   To draw breath, to breathe. --Shak.

   To draw cuts or To draw lots. See under Cut, n.

   To draw in.
       (a) To bring or pull in; to collect.
       (b) To entice; to inveigle.

   To draw interest, to produce or gain interest.

   To draw off, to withdraw; to abstract. --Addison.

   To draw on, to bring on; to occasion; to cause. "War which
      either his negligence drew on, or his practices procured."
      --Hayward.

   To draw (one) out, to elicit cunningly the thoughts and
      feelings of another.

   To draw out, to stretch or extend; to protract; to spread
      out. -- "Wilt thou draw out thine anger to all
      generations?" --Ps. lxxxv. 5. "Linked sweetness long drawn
      out." --Milton.

   To draw over, to cause to come over, to induce to leave one
      part or side for the opposite one.

   To draw the longbow, to exaggerate; to tell preposterous
      tales.

   To draw (one) to or To draw (one) on to (something), to
      move, to incite, to induce. "How many actions most
      ridiculous hast thou been drawn to by thy fantasy?"
      --Shak.

   To draw up.
       (a) To compose in due form; to draught; to form in
           writing.
       (b) To arrange in order, as a body of troops; to array.
           "Drawn up in battle to receive the charge." --Dryden.

   Syn: To Draw, Drag.

   Usage: Draw differs from drag in this, that drag implies a
          natural inaptitude for drawing, or positive
          resistance; it is applied to things pulled or hauled
          along the ground, or moved with toil or difficulty.
          Draw is applied to all bodies moved by force in
          advance, whatever may be the degree of force; it
          commonly implies that some kind of aptitude or
          provision exists for drawing. Draw is the more general
          or generic term, and drag the more specific. We say,
          the horses draw a coach or wagon, but they drag it
          through mire; yet draw is properly used in both cases.
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