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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.
    • 2012 August 28, Manny Fernandez, “Federal Court Finds Texas Voting Maps Discriminatory”, NYTimes.com:
      Lawyers for Mr. Abbott argued that the maps were drawn to help Republicans maintain power but not to discriminate, and that drawers did not know where district offices were located.
  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.

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