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draw

(1) A request that a lender advance funds under a construction or other future-advances loan.

(2) A periodic request by a contractor or subcontractor for a portion of the contract price for a job, usually according to the percentage of completion of the work and the cost of materials and labor.

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The madness is only this," said she, "that these are the letters of duchesses and governors, and these I have on my neck are fine coral beads, with ave-marias and paternosters of beaten gold, and I am a governess.
The curate took the coral beads from her neck and examined them again and again, and having satisfied himself as to their fineness he fell to wondering afresh, and said, "By the gown I wear I don't know what to say or think of these letters and presents; on the one hand I can see and feel the fineness of these coral beads, and on the other I read how a duchess sends to beg for a couple of dozen of acorns.
The curate and the bachelor could see plainly enough that the page spoke in a waggish vein; but the fineness of the coral beads, and the hunting suit that Sancho sent (for Teresa had already shown it to them) did away with the impression; and they could not help laughing at Sanchica's wish, and still more when Teresa said, "Senor curate, look about if there's anybody here going to Madrid or Toledo, to buy me a hooped petticoat, a proper fashionable one of the best quality; for indeed and indeed I must do honour to my husband's government as well as I can; nay, if I am put to it and have to, I'll go to Court and set a coach like all the world; for she who has a governor for her husband may very well have one and keep one.
The nurse refused the beads squarely and firmly, and that ended the matter.
she said, in a loud frightened whisper to Adam; "never mind the beads.
After placing the last pearl bead, tie off the thread with a double overhand knot on the fabric wrong side.
Super Soft Beads are twice as soft as any bead on the market yet far more durable.
An unusually wide belt crafted from hand-spun cotton warps and sinew wefts; deep purple glass beads form a single cross placed in the center and is surrounded by a field of opaque white, tubular glass beads of varying lengths, overall length 42 in.
We incorporate tiny silver or brass caps to cover the holes of each bead.
UK-based specialist healthcare company BTG plc (LSE: BTG) has launched LC Bead Lumi in the US, a radiopaque embolic bead for the embolisation of hypervascular tumors and arteriovenous malformations, the company said.
There are a plethora of bead types, sizes, shapes and colors.
Beads are such intriguing objects that one must ask the basic questions of what, where, when, and how whenever an interesting bead is encountered.