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.
Why don't you go up?"--"It is not my business," answered the drawer, "to wait upon the chambers--it is Betty Chambermaid's."--"If you come to that," answered the maid, "it is not my business to wait upon gentlemen.
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.
When I had done so, he made me put them into my lap, and took my little drawer, and poured out all my money among his, and bade me get me gone, and carry it all home into my own chamber.
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.
In the half-open drawer by his side was the barrel of a loaded revolver.