draw

(redirected from drawn stumps)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
45) responded willingly to Fallon's urgings to win a small Conditions race and it's pretty safe to assume Henry Cecil would have drawn stumps for the season if he thought there wasn't another race in the filly.
Stoute's thin spread of entries for the remainder of this week very much suggested that he had drawn stumps on his title challenge, and he had already departed for the Breeders' Cup yesterday morning before being able to pass on his congratulations to the new champion.
ANGEL CABRERA What a pity that the Duck has drawn stumps for the year as there is nobody in the world who makes the game look easier, who hits it so far so effortlessly and who, despite his bulk, gets on with the game at a decent pace without all the faffing around and the endless caddie discussions which are turning golf into a five-hour bore.