Definitions of drew

  1. United States actor ( born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore ( 1827- 1862)
  2. Past tense of the transitive and intransitive verb draw.
  3. Imp. of DRAW, v.

Usage examples for drew

  1. And they drew lots. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  2. He rose, shook himself together, drew a long breath. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  3. It was the spring of the year, and the going was dreadful, and when they got to the house John Hathorn had just died, and he had been calling for his wife up to 'most the last breath he drew. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  4. Then she said: It isn't that, Mr. Drew. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  5. I drew on him. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  6. Andrew drew a quick breath. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. When the old man had gone Jill drew near. – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  8. He drew her to one side, and they had a long, quiet conversation. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  9. She drew back from all thoughts and tried to close the door upon them. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  10. David drew it out into the light and opened it. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  11. Betty drew in her breath sharply. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  12. I drew her to me and said: How did he do it? – Pan by Knut Hamsun
  13. Stephen drew a long breath. – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  14. Mabel drew a long breath. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. Both girls left the room, as Horace drew a chair to the bed. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  16. I drew near with a kind of fear, but yet I came to the door and looked in. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  17. Let me see what they look like;" and he drew Rowland nearer to the light. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James