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drawstring

noun draw·string \ˈdr-ˌstriŋ\

: a string that can be pulled to close or tighten something (such as a bag or a piece of clothing)

Full Definition of DRAWSTRING

:  a string, cord, or tape inserted into hems or casings or laced through eyelets for use in closing a bag or controlling fullness in garments or curtains

First Known Use of DRAWSTRING

1845

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