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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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Peter Hiatt is hoping for one last glorious hurrah from Keltic Lord before drawing stumps on the 15-year-old's memorable career.
Moyes is now faced with the choice of whether to continue pursuing Banega - who the Blues successfully obtained a work permit for last week - or drawing stumps and pursuing an alternative option.
He ended a 92-Test career in the Caribbean last month and will be drawing stumps for the last time at The Oval in his 172nd one-day international.