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drawn

[drawn] /drɔn/
verb
1.
past participle of draw.
adjective
2.
tense; haggard.
3.
eviscerated, as a fowl.
4.
Glassmaking.
  1. of or pertaining to the stem of a drinking glass that has been formed by stretching from a small mass of molten metal left at the base of the bowl of the vessel.
  2. of or pertaining to glass that is drawn over a series of rollers as it comes from the furnace.
Related forms
well-drawn, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-drawn

drawn

/drɔːn/
adjective
1.
haggard, tired, or tense in appearance
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Word Origin and History for well-drawn

drawn

c.1200, from Old English dragen, past participle of draw (v.).

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