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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of drawl.


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  • "I'd like to tell you some of the good things the Mafia is doing," Dean Martin drawled one opening night at the Mob-run Sands, pausing to wait for the half-shocked, half-delighted laughter to build.

    When the Rat Pack ruled supreme Richard Williams 2010

  • Sylvia "(Sylvia never heard her name drawled as Mrs. Owen spoke it without a thrill of expectancy) --" Sylvia, there's a lot of books being written, and pieces in the magazines all the time, about women and what we have done or can't do.

    A Hoosier Chronicle Meredith Nicholson 1906

  • The three gospel backing-singers take a lot of pleasure in calling him "baby", a word frequently drawled in his songs.

    The Guardian World News Hermione Hoby 2011

  • "That was turning the tables with a vengeance," drawled "Dye," from his perch on an upturned pail.

    A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee" Russell Doubleday 1910

  • "Is there anything I can do to make you more comfortable, Uncle?" drawled "Tacks," with bland sarcasm.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph Crosby Lincoln 1907

  • "Then I am tellin 'you-all right now there's goin' to be a heap o 'trouble," drawled "Pike County" Griggs, the oldest engineer on the line.

    The Grafters Francis Lynde 1893

  • "Ay, 'tis a bit aff!" drawled "Feathery" Joltram, thrusting his great hands deep into his capacious trouser-pockets.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches Marie Corelli 1889

  • "Do you-all like hawg-jowl and black-eyed peas?" drawled "Tennessee

    The Great White Tribe in Filipinia 1914

  • "Send yer A students to Cal n Stanford," he drawled.

    Excerpt from PIGSKIN WARRIORS: 140 YEARS OF THE GAMES GREATEST ... admin 2009

  • "Send yer A students to Cal n Stanford," he drawled.

    Archive 2009-12-01 admin 2009


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