Definition of Draw play

1. Noun. (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage.

Exact synonyms: Draw
Category relationships: American Football, American Football Game
Generic synonyms: Run, Running, Running Game, Running Play

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Draw Play

draw attention
draw away
draw back
draw bridge
draw close
draw down
draw even
draw in
draw left
draw level
draw near
draw off
draw on
draw one's last breath
draw out
draw play (current term)
draw poker
draw raise
draw raises
draw rein
draw right
draw sheet
draw sheets
draw straws
draw stumps
draw the curtains
draw the line
draw the short straw
draw together
draw up

Literary usage of Draw play

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1. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"... keep open, shew, or expose to be played such lottery, &c. " at, drawn at, or thrown at, or shall draw, play, or throw at any Penalty onof- " such ..."

2. A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the by Great Britain, William David Evans, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1836)
"... whatsoever shall publickly or privately exercise keep open «uch Lottery, shew or expose to be played at drawn at or thrown at or shall draw play &? ..."

3. Routledge's Every Boy's Annual by Edmund Routledge (1867)
"P to QR 3 P to QB 4 Hazardous as this move looks at first, it forces a draw, play as White may. 37. P to QB 4 P to Q Kt 4 38. P to Q Kt 3 B to B 7 39. ..."

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