Rather than wait until 2010 for another bite at the apple, he wanted to redraw the map to elect new Republican legislators.
Or China, which is busily trying to redraw the Pacific map around every rock outcropping?
A state judge ordered Florida to redraw its congressional districts Thursday after he found them to be gerrymandered.
In some cases, the protests have helped force Israel to redraw the route of the barrier.
So he has set about to redraw the boundaries of post World War II Europe, something that we all thought were settled.
They watched him carelessly draw and redraw his handkerchief through his fingers; he was unmoved, and entirely at ease.
If they take your stuff they send you back to alter it or redraw it.
She told Miss Wardell about it the day she had to stay after school to redraw her map.
The teacher of history may redraw almost every day the map of Europe.
Why don't you cross out that Ford car there and redraw it up where it was?
c.1200, spelling alteration of Old English dragan "to drag, to draw, protract" (class VI strong verb; past tense drog, past participle dragen), from Proto-Germanic *draganan "carry" (cf. Old Norse draga "to draw," Old Saxon dragan, Old Frisian draga, Middle Dutch draghen, Old High German tragen, German tragen "to carry, bear"), from PIE root *dhragh- (see drag (v.)).
Sense of "make a line or figure" (by "drawing" a pencil across paper) is c.1200. Meaning "pull out a weapon" is c.1200. To draw a criminal (drag him from a horse to place of execution) is from early 14c. To draw a blank "come up with nothing" (1825) is an image from lotteries. As a noun, from 1660s; colloquial sense of "anything that can draw a crowd" is from 1881 (the verb in this sense is 1580s).
game or contest that ends without a winner, attested first in drawn match (1610s), of uncertain origin; some speculate it is from withdraw. Draw-game is from 1825. As a verb, "to leave undecided," from 1837.