Definition of Drawing string

1. Noun. A tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening. "He pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"

Exact synonyms: Drawstring, String
Group relationships: Drawstring Bag
Specialized synonyms: Purse String
Generic synonyms: Tie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawing String

drawing chalk
drawing dead
drawing hand
drawing hands
drawing ink
drawing live
drawing lots
drawing off
drawing out
drawing paper
drawing pin
drawing pins
drawing power
drawing room
drawing rooms
drawing string (current term)
drawing table
drawings
drawish
drawknife
drawknives
drawl
drawlatch
drawlatches
drawled
drawler
drawlers
drawlier
drawliest
drawling

Literary usage of Drawing string

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

1. When Mother Lets Us Sew by Virginia Ralston (1910)
"One-half inch above the hem set a narrow bias fold, to make a casing for the drawing string to gather in the fullness. Turn under the raw edges of bias fold ..."

2. Ice-pack and Tundra: An Account of the Search for the Jeannette and a Sledge by William Henry Gilder (1883)
"The trousers of the men are made to fit tight to the leg and extend to the ankle, where there is a drawing string to close them tightly over the stockings. ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"A very decided feeling around the cervix, like a tense drawing string, was noticed. ... The drawing-string feeling was still very pro nounced. ..."

4. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1888)
"The best pattern of a winter night-dress is a long, plain slip, with a drawing-string at the bottom to prevent exposure of the feet and limbs, ..."

5. Hygiene of the Nursery: Including the General Regimen and Feeding of Infants by Louis Starr (1906)
"The best pattern of a winter nightgown is a long, plain slip, with a drawing string at the bottom, to prevent exposure of the feet and limbs, ..."

6. Diseases of the Digestive Organs in Infancy and Childhood: With Chapters on by Louis Starr (1901)
"The best pattern of a winter night-dress is a long, plain slip, with a drawing-string at the bottom to prevent exposure of the feet and limbs, ..."

7. Vision: A Magazine for Youth (1890)
"With doubled silk run a drawing-string round the handkerchief just outside ... Tie a narrow ribbon over the drawing-string and catch down the corners of the ..."

8. Diseases of the digestive organs in infancy and chilhood: With Chapters on by Louis Starr (1886)
"The best pattern of a winter night-dress is a long, plain slip, with a drawing-string at the bottom, to prevent exposure of the feet and limbs, ..."

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