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draw·string

 (drô′strĭng′)
n.
A cord or ribbon run through a hem or casing and pulled to tighten or close an opening.
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drawstring

(ˈdrɔːˌstrɪŋ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion)
a. a cord, ribbon, etc, run through a hem around an opening, as on the bottom of a sleeve or at the mouth of a bag, so that when it is pulled tighter, the opening closes
b. (as modifier): a drawstring neckline.
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draw′string`

or draw′ string`,



n.
a string or cord that closes, tightens, or gathers something, as the opening of a bag or garment or the panels of a curtain, when one or both of its ends are pulled.
[1825–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drawstring - a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an openingdrawstring - a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening; "he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag"
drawstring bag - a bag that is closed at the top with a drawstring
purse string - a drawstring used to close the mouth of a purse
tie - a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
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Translations
خَيط رَبْط الحَقائِب
zdrhovací šňůra
løbesnor
reyriòvengur, band, borîi
sťahovacia šnúra
büzgü ipi

drawstring

[ˈdrɔːstrɪŋ] Ncordón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

drawstring

[ˈdrɔːstrɪŋ] ncordon m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

drawstring

nKordel fzum Zuziehen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

drawstring

[ˈdrɔːˌstrɪŋ] ncordone m, cordoncino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

draw

(droː) past tense drew (druː) : past participle drawn verb
1. to make a picture or pictures (of), usually with a pencil, crayons etc. During his stay in hospital he drew a great deal; Shall I draw a cow?
2. to pull along, out or towards oneself. She drew the child towards her; He drew a gun suddenly and fired; All water had to be drawn from a well; The cart was drawn by a pony.
3. to move (towards or away from someone or something). The car drew away from the kerb; Christmas is drawing closer.
4. to play (a game) in which neither side wins. The match was drawn / We drew at 1–1.
5. to obtain (money) from a fund, bank etc. to draw a pension / an allowance.
6. to open or close (curtains).
7. to attract. She was trying to draw my attention to something.
noun
1. a drawn game. The match ended in a draw.
2. an attraction. The acrobats' act should be a real draw.
3. the selecting of winning tickets in a raffle, lottery etc. a prize draw.
4. an act of drawing, especially a gun. He's quick on the draw.
ˈdrawing noun
(the art of making) a picture made with a pencil, crayon etc. the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci; I am no good at drawing.
drawn adjective
1. (of curtains) pulled together or closed. The curtains were drawn, although it was still daylight.
2. (of a game etc) neither won nor lost. a drawn match.
3. (of a blade etc) pulled out of its sheath. a drawn sword.
4. (of a person) strained and tired. His face was pale and drawn.
ˈdrawback noun
a disadvantage. There are several drawbacks to his plan.
ˈdrawbridge noun
a bridge (at the entrance to a castle) which can be pulled up or let down.
ˈdrawing-pin noun
(American ˈthumbtack) a pin with a broad, flat head used for fastening paper to a board etc.
ˈdrawstring noun
a cord threaded through the top of a bag etc for closing it.
draw a blank
to be unsuccessful in a search, inquiry etc.
draw a conclusion from
to come to a conclusion after thinking about (what one has learned). Don't draw any hasty conclusions from what I've said!
draw in
(of a car etc) to come to a halt at the side of the road.
draw the line
to fix a limit especially for what one is prepared to do.
draw/cast lots
to decide who is to do etc something by drawing names out of a box etc. Five of us drew lots for the two pop-concert tickets.
draw off
to pour out (liquid) from a large container. The barman drew off a pint of beer.
draw on
to use (money, strength, memory etc) as a source. I'll have to draw on my savings.
draw on
1. to pull on. He drew on his gloves.
2. to come nearer. Night drew on.
draw out
1. to take (money) from a bank. I drew out $40 yesterday.
2. to make longer. We drew out the journey as much as we could but we still arrived early.
3. (of a car etc) to move into the middle of the road from the side.
draw up
1. (of a car etc) to stop. We drew up outside their house.
2. to arrange in an acceptable form or order. They drew up the soldiers in line; The solicitor drew up a contract for them to sign.
3. to move closer. Draw up a chair!
4. to extend (oneself) into an upright position. He drew himself up to his full height.
long drawn out
going on for a long time. The meeting was long drawn out; a long-drawn-out meeting/scream.
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References in classic literature ?
Running another strip through these holes gave him a large bag with a drawstring. In similar fashion he produced four other like bags, but smaller, from the four remaining hides and had several strips left over.
Tank top, loose sweater, drawstring shorts, Forever 21
For a different look, tie the cover up closed with a drawstring. Make the following changes to the cover-up instructions.
Others can be produced with drawstring configuration so that you can effectively close off the green waste while moving it; the drawstring is especially helpful during windy days where the waste may fly away if exposed.
5K with three race categories or kits to choose from Deluxe, Rockstar and VIP.Deluxe is priced at P950 and includes a drifit shirt, headlamp, race bib, color packet and a finisher's medal while the Rockstar Kit, which is priced at P1500, comes with a drifit shirt, headlamp, race bib, color packet, finisher's medal, drawstring bag and a foldable water bottle.
We have teamed up with M&S, to give 100 lucky readers the chance to win an M&S Back to School black drawstring rucksack worth PS6!
We have five prize packs to give away which include The Nut Job on DVD, a T-shirt, a drawstring bag, a frisbee and more.
Emma Johnson has yours nailed THE COOL HAT: Straw trilby PS6 Matalan, matalan.co.uk THE LONGSLEEVED SHIRT: M&S Collection linen grandad shirt PS35, Marks and Spencer THE HOLIDAY BAG: Guess heritage cross body bag, was PS45, now PS29, guess.eu THE SHORTS: Red Herring blue shorts with turn ups PS28, Debenhams THE LIGHTWEIGHT TROUSERS: Drawstring trousers in natural PS24.99, H&M, hm.com THE FLIP-FLOPS: Havaianas top nautical flip flops PS26, havaianas-store.com THE SHORT-SLEEVE SHIRT: Pattern stripe shirt PS22, M&Co, mandco.com THE EASY TEE: Rugby stripe T-shirt PS16.95, Gap, gap.co.uk
JAM SANDWICH PYJAMAS Children's brushed cotton unisex pyjamas in a red and biscuit check, with real shell buttons and straight leg trousers with an elasticated waist and drawstring. Matching adult pyjamas are available.
One interesting variant of these purses, less frequently seen in museum and private collections and rarely if ever mentioned as a distinct type, is the Iroquois reticule purse with drawstring opening, several examples of which are featured here for readers' interest.
Drawstring joggers by Splendid, $128; H Squared, 115 S.