from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit of draw.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imperative of draw.

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  • verb irregular simple past of draw

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  • noun United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)


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