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  1. past participle of draw.

  1. tense; haggard.

  2. eviscerated, as a fowl.

  1. Glassmaking.

    • of or relating to the stem of a drinking glass that has been formed by stretching from a small mass of molten metal left at the base of the bowl of the vessel.

    • of or relating to glass that is drawn over a series of rollers as it comes from the furnace.

Origin of drawn

First recorded in 1150–1200, for the adjective

Other words from drawn

  • well-drawn, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for drawn


/ (drɔːn) /

  1. haggard, tired, or tense in appearance

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