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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that draws, especially one that draws an order for the payment of money.
  • n. A boxlike compartment in furniture that can be pulled out and pushed in.
  • n. Underpants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An open-topped box that can be slid in and out of the cabinet that contains it, used for storing clothing or other articles.
  • n. Agent noun of draw; one who draws.
  • n. An artist who primarily makes drawings.
  • n. One who writes a bank draft, check/cheque, or promissory note.
  • n. A barman; a man who draws the beer from the taps.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, draws.
  • n. One who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a taproom.
  • n. One who delineates or depicts; a draughtsman.
  • n. One who draws a bill of exchange or order for payment; -- the correlative of drawee.
  • n. That which is drawn.
  • n. A sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in.
  • n. An under-garment worn on the lower limbs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who draws, as one who takes water from a well, or liquor from a cask; hence, formerly, a waiter.
  • n. One who or that which attracts.
  • n. One who draws a bill of exchange or an order for the payment of money.
  • n. A box-shaped receptacle, as for papers, clothes, etc., fitted into a piece of furniture, as a bureau, a table, a cabinet, etc., in such a manner that access to it is had by drawing or sliding it out horizontally in its guides or frame.
  • n. plural An undergarment worn on the legs and lower part of the body by both sexes.
  • n. One who draws warp-threads through heddles. preparatory to putting them into the loom.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else
  • n. a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
  • n. an artist skilled at drawing

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  • One who draws; encloseable furniture space.

    November 22, 2007

  • Reward in reverse.

    July 22, 2007