[ fahyn-draw ]
/ ˈfaɪnˈdrɔ /

verb (used with object), fine-drew, fine-drawn, fine-draw·ing.

Sewing. to sew together so finely that the joining is not noticeable.
to draw out to extreme fineness, tenuity, or subtlety.

Origin of fine-draw

First recorded in 1725–35

Related forms

fine-draw·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for fine-draw


verb -draws, -drawing, -drew or -drawn (tr)

to sew together so finely that the join is scarcely noticeable
to carry out the last drawing-out operation on (wire, tube, etc) to reduce its diameter

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