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drawl


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drawl  \Drawl\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Drawled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Drawling}.]  [Prob.  fr  draw:  cf  D.  dralen  to  linger,  tarry, 
  Icel.  dralla  to  loiter.  See  {Draw},  and  cf  {Draggle}.] 
  To  utter  in  a  slow,  lengthened  tone. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drawl  \Drawl\,  v.  i. 
  To  speak  with  slow  and  lingering  utterance,  from  laziness, 
  lack  of  spirit,  affectation,  etc 
 
  Theologians  and  moralists  .  .  .  talk  mostly  in  a 
  drawling  and  dreaming  way  about  it  --Landor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drawl  \Drawl\,  n. 
  A  lengthened,  slow  monotonous  utterance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drawl 
  n  :  a  slow  speech  pattern  with  prolonged  vowels 
  v  :  in  particular,  draw  out  the  vowels 




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