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.
Category relationships: American Football, American Football Game
Generic synonyms: Run, Running, Running Game, Running Play
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Literary usage of Draw play
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."