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Drawn


DRAWN, participle passive [See Draw.]

1. Pulled; hauled; allured; attracted; delineated; extended; extracted; derived; deduced; written.

2. Equal, where each party takes his own stake; as a drawn game.

3. Having equal advantage, and neither party a victory; as a drawn battle.

4. With a sword drawn

5. Moved aside, as a curtain; unclosed, or closed.

6. Eviscerated; as a drawn fox.

7. Induced, as by a motive; as, men are drawn together by similar views, or by motives of interest.

DRAWN and quartered, drawn on a sled, and cut into quarters.