Origin of drawn-out
Examples from the Web for drawn-out
Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.
But what they really need is a good, invigorating, clarifying, drawn-out fight.What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight|James Poulos|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He finally died in a drawn-out battle with his Irish mobster nemesis, John Morrissey.
This stands in stark contrast in the drawn-out 2012 primary, which started with the Iowa Caucuses on Jan. 3.With New Primary Rules, RNC Panel Will Aid the Establishment in 2016|Ben Jacobs|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This place has gone through so many different changes and so many changes in leadership, and a long, drawn-out bankruptcy.Operation: Stop Bruce Karsh From Selling Tribune to the Koch Brothers|David Freedlander|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The tube is tilted to keep the electrode away from the drawn-out end, which is melted off and sealed.
A drawn-out low, weird monotone was the only response from that rock-like circle just beyond the light.Picturesque Pala|George Wharton James
Two thousand feet below, with her drawn-out shape glittering dully in the starlight, was another Zeppelin.Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S.|Percy F. Westerman
Whoever has seen prisoners after having been flogged, will remember their thin, drawn-out features and their feverish looks.The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia|Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The final closure is made by melting the drawn-out extension in the blowpipe flame; the finished seal being shown by g, Fig. 4.