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fine-draw

[fahyn-draw]
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verb (used with object), fine-drew, fine-drawn, fine-draw·ing.
  1. Sewing. to sew together so finely that the joining is not noticeable.
  2. to draw out to extreme fineness, tenuity, or subtlety.
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Origin of fine-draw

First recorded in 1725–35
Related formsfine-draw·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fine-draw

fine-draw

verb -draws, -drawing, -drew or -drawn (tr)
  1. to sew together so finely that the join is scarcely noticeable
  2. to carry out the last drawing-out operation on (wire, tube, etc) to reduce its diameter
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