Definition of Drawstrings

1. Noun. (plural of drawstring) ¹



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Definition of Drawstrings

1. drawstring [n] - See also: drawstring

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawstrings

drawnworks
drawplate
drawplates
drawrod
drawrods
draws
draws out
drawshave
drawshaves
drawsheet
drawsheets
drawspring
drawsprings
drawstring
drawstring bag
drawstrings
drawth
drawtube
drawtubes
dray
dray horse
drayage
drayages
drayed
drayhorse
draying
drayman
draymen
drays
drazel

Literary usage of Drawstrings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Investing in Our Future: A National Research Initiative for Americas edited by Neal Lane, Harold Varmus (1997)
"Drawstrings on Children's Clothing: Since 1985, CPSC has received reports of 17 deaths and 42 non-fatal incidents caused by drawstrings from the hoods and ..."

2. Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition by John Murdoch (1892)
"Half-boots of the same material, reaching to mid- leg, without drawstrings, or shoes reaching just above the ankle with a string round the top are sometimes ..."

3. The Bookman (1898)
"One by one the dogs gave out. and the exhausted men had to haul at the drawstrings of the sledges. Presently dog- food failed. "Then," says Mr. Peary, ..."

4. The French Revolution by Louis Madelin (1916)
"The drawstrings of this net, with its close meshes—as M. Aulard calls it—were in the grasp of the Committee of Public Safety. ..."

5. Housewifery: A Manual and Text Book of Practical Housekeeping by Lydia Ray Balderston (1921)
"Used for rough edges of seams. Most useful for mending. Lingerie Tape—for drawstrings in underwear; serviceable and washable; ..."

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