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Drawers in a library card catalog.



drawer ‎(plural drawers)

  1. An open-topped box that can be slid in and out of the cabinet that contains it, used for storing clothing or other articles.
  2. Agent noun of draw; one who draws.
  3. An artist who primarily makes drawings.
  4. (banking) One who writes a bank draft, check/cheque, or promissory note.
  5. A barman; a man who draws the beer from the taps.
  6. Someone who taps palm sap for making toddy.W
    • 1927, F. E. Penny, chapter 4, Pulling the Strings:
      A turban and loincloth soaked in blood had been found; also a staff. These properties were known to have belonged to a toddy drawer. He had disappeared.

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