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 Draw the Long Bow (To).Draw’cansir. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Drawback.
 
Something to set against the profits or advantages of a concern. In commerce, it is duty charged on goods paid back again when the goods are exported.   1
        “It is only on goods into which dutiable commodities have entered in large proportion and obvious ways that drawbacks are allowed.”—H. George: Protection or Free Trade? chap ix. p. 92.
 


 Draw the Long Bow (To).Draw’cansir. 

 
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