fine-draw

[ 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.

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Origin of fine-draw

First recorded in 1725–35

OTHER WORDS FROM fine-draw

fine-drawer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fine-draw

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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