draw off

verb
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of draw off

transitive verb
intransitive verb
: to move apart or ahead

Examples of draw off in a Sentence

  1. drew off the fat from the top of the drippings

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First Known Use of draw off

13th century


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