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Drawer

A person who orders a bank to withdraw money from an account to pay a designated person a specific sum according to the term of a bill, a check, or a draft. An individual who writes and signs a Commercial Paper, thereby becoming obligated under its terms.

drawer

n. the person who signs a bill of exchange. (See: bill of exchange)

drawer

a person who draws a BILL OF EXCHANGE. See DRAW.

DRAWER, contracts. The party who makes a bill of exchange.
     2. The obligations of the drawer to the drawee and every subsequent holder lawfully entitled to the possession, are, that the person on whom he draws is capable of binding himself by his acceptance that he is to be found at the place where he is described to reside, if a description be given in the bill; that if the bill be duly presented to him, he will accept in writing on the bill itself, according to its tenor, and that he will pay it when it becomes due, if presented in proper time for that purpose; and that if the drawee fail to do either, he, the drawer, will pay the amount, provided he have due notice of the dishonor. 3. The engagement of the drawer of a bill is in all its parts absolute and irrevocable. 2 H. Bl. 378; 3 B. & P. 291; Poth. Contr. de Change, n. 58; Chit. Bills, 214, Dane's Ab. h.t.

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" That doesn't look very encouraging," he said, with a smile, pointing to the shattered pieces of china in the drawer.
I returned to the open sixth drawer of the cabinet, and looked in again.
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