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synonyms for draw straws

  • cut lots
  • lot
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How to use draw straws in a sentence

It was one of those long moments that makes a fellow draw his breath sharp when he thinks about it afterward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It seems hardly possible to draw a more graphic picture of the blessings diffused by the balmy plant, than that just given.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
I only draw your attention to the facts; which have been sufficiently patent to the world, whatever Lord Hartledon may think.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
They heard how in the early spring in the meadow by the mill-dam Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Draw near to me, ye unlearned, and gather yourselves together into the hours of discipline.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Lucy Warrender, ever ready for mischief, feigned an intense interest in racing matters, but failed to draw Lord Hetton.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Let us go up to Juda, and rouse it up, and draw it away to us, and make the son of Tabeel king in the midst thereof.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The rapid vehicle once more passed over the draw-bridge and wheeled down the declivity through the town.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Indeed this first drawing is largely a pointing out or noting down of features without any serious effort to draw them.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DRAW STRAWS

  • cut lots
  • draw straws
  • lot
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