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 Draw it Mild (To).Drawback. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Draw the Long Bow (To).
 
To exaggerate. Some wonderful tales are told of Robin Hood and other foresters practised in the long bow. (See BOW.)   1
 


 Draw it Mild (To).Drawback. 

 
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