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undraw

[uhn-draw]
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verb (used with object), un·drew, un·drawn, un·draw·ing.
  1. to draw open or aside: to undraw a curtain.
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verb (used without object), un·drew, un·drawn, un·draw·ing.
  1. to be drawn open or aside.
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Origin of undraw

1350–1400; Middle English undrawen to withdraw; see un-2, draw
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Examples from the Web for undrawn

Historical Examples

  • The heavy curtains were undrawn, and a grey gloom filled the chamber.

    A Book o' Nine Tales.

    Arlo Bates

  • That there had been no duel was clear from the fact that Erris Boyne's sword was undrawn.

    No Defense, Complete

    Gilbert Parker

  • There was a bright light in the sitting-room, and the curtains were undrawn.

    Jan Vedder's Wife

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • The curtains were undrawn, and the expression of the house made to look like morning.

    Jude the Obscure

    Thomas Hardy

  • After this is done, the skeleton and internal organs of the undrawn bird may be removed, leaving the flesh intact.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences