What does the word drawing mean?

Usage examples for drawing

  1. There is of course no attempt at drawing any figure, except that of the saint, at full length, and this is characteristic of the class. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. Yet he knew he was drawing near the light. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  3. That retired grocer's daughter, cried Miss Pewsey, drawing herself up, no indeed. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume