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.
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The press marked E was unlocked; and I took out the drawer, had it filled up with straw and tied in a sheet, and returned with it to Cavendish Square.
Barrois," said Valentine, "my grandfather has told me to open that drawer in the secretary, but there is a secret spring in it, which you know -- will you open it?
We had been near a month in the drawer, when I recognized a female voice near us, that I had often heard of late, speaking in a confident and decided tone, and making allusions that showed she belonged to the court.
It was well: for there now came a light tap, and Hetty, with a leaping heart, rushed to blow out the candles and throw them into the drawer.
As a fact the cupboard with the secret drawer is some way to the left of the desk.
There was nothing but pickled vermin, and drawers full of blue-bottles and moths, with no carpet on the floor.
He let poor Tink out of the drawer, and she flew about the nursery screaming with fury.
At the end of that time he took the revolver once more from the drawer of his writing-table and fingered it.
It was noticeable that his right hand slipped open a few inches the right-hand drawer of his desk.
But, on the contrary, Cornelius had received the parcel from the hands of his godfather with every mark of respect, and put it by with the same respectful manner in a drawer, stowing it away so that it should not take up too much of the room which was reserved to his bulbs.
The long drawer under Borckman's bunk caught his eye.
I found it, with the scrap-book and the newspaper cuttings, under a collection of empty boxes and bottles, in a drawer of the washhand-stand.