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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Draw it Mild (To).
We talk of remarks being highly flavoured, of strong language, of piquant remarks, of spicy words; so that to “draw it mild” refers to liquor; let it be mild, not too highly-flavoured, not too spicy and strong.   1

 Draw.Draw the Long Bow (To). 

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