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To aim a firearm, or deadly weapon, at a particular target.

To prepare a written bill of exchange, Commercial Paper, draft, or negotiable instrument and place one's signature on it, creating a legal obligation under its terms. To write a document, such as a deed, complaint, or petition, including the essential information necessary to make it legally effective upon its execution by the designated parties.

To lawfully remove money from an account held in a bank, treasury, or other depository.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


v. 1) to prepare any document. 2) specifically to have prepared and sign a bill of exchange or check.

Copyright © 1981-2005 by Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. All Right reserved.


to write in due form. In relation to a BILL OF EXCHANGE, to draw a bill is to write it (draw it) in such a way that an unconditional order is addressed to another (the drawee).
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Two aunts of the dead teenager attacked him, kicking, screaming, and drawing blood. The dead girl's natural father skulked in the background.
As they had done in previous experiments, the researchers remedied this by drawing blood from the primates at regular intervals to thin the remaining blood enough to circulate properly.
As Carney pinned him to the wall of a lift in a block of flats he whacked the thief with his walking stick, drawing blood. The blood left DNA for detectives to catch and convict crack-addict Carney.
A notice in their sorting office says: "Beware of Alan Rice's cat." A spokesman said: "This cat is intent on drawing blood."
Kevin Butler's 18-inch, white-crested cockatoo, named Bird, flew at Daniel Torres during the Christmas Eve 2001 attack and pecked him on the head, drawing blood. Torres wiped the blood and then touched a light switch, leaving his DNA at the crime scene, said prosecutors in Dallas, Texas.