verb (used with or without object)
- drawing room,
- drawing table,
- drawing-room comedy,
- drawn butter,
- drawn work,
Origin of drawl
Examples from the Web for drawls
The game can be made more intensive by the leader if he drawls out the "r" in either Crows or Cranes.Games and Play for School Morale|Various
The lisps and drawls returned as if by magic, and the turf became the subject of interest about which they were consulting.The Iron Horse|R.M. Ballantyne
Benedicite once occurs as a word of five syllables, where Theseus drawls it out to express his wonder, A 1785.
"The poet's got the best of it, as usual," drawls the chorus.Shelburne Essays, Third Series|Paul Elmer More
The child who 138drags and drawls through the lesson convicts the teacher of a want of expertness.The Vitalized School|Francis B. Pearson
Word Origin for drawl
1590s, perhaps from Middle Dutch dralen, East Frisian draulen "to linger, delay," apparently an intensive of the root of draw (v.). Or else a native formation along the same lines. Related: Drawled; drawling. As a noun from 1760.