wiredrawn

adjective
wire·​drawn | \ ˈwī(-ə)r-ˌdrȯn How to pronounce wiredrawn (audio) \

Definition of wiredrawn

: excessively minute and subtle curious speculations, wiredrawn comparisons, obsolete erudition— Virginia Woolf

First Known Use of wiredrawn

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Wiredrawn.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wiredrawn. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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