To draw a cover

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To draw a cover to clear a cover of the game it contains.
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Usage

In literature:

The move into the drawing-room covered his uneasiness, but he found a moment later on to revert to the subject.
"Dangerous Days" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
That morning John, happening to come into the drawing-room, found Violet disconsolately covering a sheet of paper with figures.
"Heartsease" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Toward midnight mamma made a sign to me with her eyes, and under cover of a lively waltz we slipped out of the drawing-room.
"Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete" by Gustave Droz
He supposed that Jed was drawing to kill or cover him, and, like a flash of lightning, unscabbarded and fired.
"A Texas Ranger" by William MacLeod Raine
Gently drawing the covering aside, he displayed a half-dozen pieces of deer-meat, cooked to a turn.
"In the Pecos Country" by Edward Sylvester Ellis (AKA Lieutenant R.H. Jayne)
Cover a flat board, the size of the drawing to be copied, with two or three thicknesses of common blanket or its equivalent.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885" by Various
Their function is to either draw the fire of the enemy or to silence him by a hit or forcing him to take cover.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
To-day, the first time for over a month, Florence, going to her easel, draws its cover away from the sketch thereon, and gazes at her work.
"The Haunted Chamber" by "The Duchess"
No, no, 'twill spoil good Company to part them, But hold, a Light appears, draw back to cover.
"The Fatal Jealousie (1673)" by Henry Nevil Payne
Grandma's face was a little white with memories and the hand that was reaching for the cord to draw away the covering shook a little.
"Green Valley" by Katharine Reynolds
It was simple enough: it was but the drawing a check of his own to cover the loss.
"Pirate Gold" by Frederic Jesup Stimson
Opposite this draw-well is a covered drive which leads to the entrance of Prudhoe Tower.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
To trace a drawing, cover it with paper and draw it exactly.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
The ruins cover a great extent, but all were overgrown, and in a condition too ruinous to be presented in a drawing.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
The walls were covered with drawings and a thousand ornaments that only the heart of woman knows how to invent.
"Friend Mac Donald" by Max O'Rell
And also a Mac, a toy I use to draw cutsey-poo pictures now and then and do covers for reports.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
He then draws over his head a large gourd-shell, which, fitting pretty tightly, covers his whole skull, reaching down to his neck.
"Odd People" by Mayne Reid
As they drew near, the covering volleys ceased; but, suspecting a ruse to draw them from shelter, the Genoese refused to show themselves.
"The Winning of the Golden Spurs" by Percy F. Westerman
So, on his way to the door, his naked knife in his right hand, he paused to fumble under the bed-covers and draw out a white linen sheet.
"The Slayer Of souls" by Robert Chambers
We had a long talk, as we trotted down the road to draw the next cover, about horses in general and his bay in particular.
"Ladies in the Field"
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In poetry:

So draw a veil across the dale
Where stood that ghastly gate.
No need to tell. You know full well
What was their touching fate,
And how with leaves each little dead breast
Was covered by a Robin Redbreast!
"How The Babes In The Wood Showed They Couldn't Be Beaten" by Guy Wetmore Carryl

In news:

The prize to be raffled off is a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2-7.0 with a book cover and 8 GB memory card, and the raffle drawing will held Tuesday, Dec 18.
Marvel Comics tasked the artists with drawing their own covers, and the original art is being auctioned to benefit the Hero Initiative, a charity that helps comic book creators in need.
Choose which cover you like the best by filling out the form below the cover images, and be entered into a drawing to win $100 (in honor of the PCT Top 100).
This series from longtime columnist and chronic forward-thinker Howard McKew covers a lot of ground -- from retrocommissioning to systems training, on toward checklists for drawings and tips for meeting minutes.
STANDISH – A fine arts day camp covering subjects ranging from painting and drawing to culturing and acting is scheduled for the end of the month at the Northeast Arts Center in Standish.
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In science:

From the above discussion, to draw the gaps with respect to a fixed commutator, we really need to construct the ‘universal cover’ of the rational pro jective lamination space ˆΩ as follows.
Generalized Markoff Maps and McShane's Identity
Young diagram; i.e., the number of boxes covered by the hook formed by drawing a horizontal line emanating from the center of the box to the right and a vertical line emanating from the center of the box to the bottom of the diagram.
Random and Integrable Models in Mathematics and Physics
To prove our main results, we will use a figure which draws the correspondence between points of C and C ′ for a multiple covering morphism φ : C → C ′ .
Normal generation of line bundles on multiple coverings
Another approach to enforcing self-avoidance in random coverings is to assemble a covering by accepting or rejecting each random draw depending on already accepted points; such algorithms have been called stochastic.
Cover art: issues in the metric-guided and metric-less placement of random and stochastic template banks
Locally, this random covering is uniform: the assumption that the coordinates are distorted only by an affine transWe can even estimate how many points we should draw to achieve a covering X% for covering radius r: from Eq. (8) that is of course N = Θrandom X% WNT /(Vd rd ).
Cover art: issues in the metric-guided and metric-less placement of random and stochastic template banks
The CCD spectrum of that image also allows us to draw comparisons with previous ASCA observations, which are of similar spectral resolution, but cover a larger fraction of the eclipse.
The Ionized Stellar Wind in Vela X-1 During Eclipse
To fix things, we will always draw covering squares in such a way that the property holds from “left to right” (as in the definition), instead of from “top to bottom”.
Predicative toposes
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