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undraw

[uhn-draw] /ʌnˈdrɔ/
verb (used with object), undrew, undrawn, undrawing.
1.
to draw open or aside:
to undraw a curtain.
verb (used without object), undrew, undrawn, undrawing.
2.
to be drawn open or aside.
Origin of undraw
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English undrawen to withdraw; see un-2, draw
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  • undraw the curtain, that I may see you, and tell me;—I thought I heard some strange voice just now talking to my child.

    The Parent's Assistant Maria Edgeworth
  • Exhausted by the effort, he let his right arm fall for a moment, while with his left he tried to undraw the bolts behind him.

    Chicot the Jester Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  • Seeing the faint light of early day without, the girl rose to undraw the curtain.

  • Susan went in, but did not undraw the curtain as she stood beside the bed.

    The Parent's Assistant Maria Edgeworth

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