updraw

verb

Definition of updraw 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to draw up : pull up

updraw

noun

Definition of updraw (Entry 2 of 2)

: an act or process of drawing up with a quick updraw of his knees to the other's chest, broke the grip— Jack London

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History and Etymology for updraw

Verb

Middle English updrawen, from up + drawen to draw

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