drawer


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drawer

1. a person who draws up a commercial paper
2. Archaic a person who draws beer, etc., in a bar

drawer

[′drȯ·ər]
(engineering)
A box or receptacle that slides or rolls on tracks within a cabinet.
References in classic literature ?
It had struck him that there might be a second drawer which Emily had overlooked.
The sixth drawer was at once a surprise and a disappointment.
At midnight, then, I have to ask you to be alone in your consulting room, to admit with your own hand into the house a man who will present himself in my name, and to place in his hands the drawer that you will have brought with you from my cabinet.
The drawer was never opened, it is true, but that next it was in constant use, and certain crevices beneath the counter enabled us to see a little, and to hear more, of what passed in the magazin.
There was nothing but pickled vermin, and drawers full of blue-bottles and moths, with no carpet on the floor.
The bell still ringing violently, their mistress fell into a passion, and swore, if the drawer did not go up immediately, she would turn him away that very morning.
He let poor Tink out of the drawer, and she flew about the nursery screaming with fury.
Cornelius," said the judge, "in the name of the States, I order you to open this drawer, and to give up to me the papers which it contains.
And Van Horn, having finished his rearrangement and repair of the explosive-filled drawer under the mate's bunk, climbed up the companion steps, saw the battle, paused, and quietly looked on.
Above the chest of drawers, on the wall, hung a small looking-glass.
He looked a little at it, but did not tell it, and huddled it all into the drawer again, and then reaching his pocket, pulled out a key, and bade me open a little walnut-tree box he had upon the table, and bring him such a drawer, which I did.
Pickwick carefully rubbed the last page on the blotting-paper, shut up the book, wiped his pen on the bottom of the inside of his coat tail, and opened the drawer of the inkstand to put it carefully away.