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Draw

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.

draw

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

draw

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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Kempton's director of racing, Barney Clifford, drew stumps on today's action shortly before a planned 2pm inspection of the track yesterday.
Henderson said: "We nearly drew stumps, but with a number of people working on various parts of his anatomy, and a three-week spell in Ireland, he returned here to see if we could get him right for Cheltenham.
His ex-German six-year-old looked a hurdler of immense potential when sauntering home by three and a half lengths from Allumee at Newbury a couple of weeks before O'Neill drew stumps. A Pattern-race winner in his native country, the Law Society gelding jumped and travelled fluently and it is not surprising he holds engagements in both the Grade One novice hurdles at the Festival.