Draw straws

What is Draw straws?

Draw straws definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a single stalk or stem, especially of certain species of grain, chiefly wheat, rye, oats, and barley.
a mass of such stalks, especially after drying and threshing, used as fodder.
material, fibers, etc., made from such stalks, as used for making hats or baskets.
the negligible value of one such stalk; trifle; least bit: not to care a straw.

a tube, usually of paper or glass, for sucking up a beverage from a container: to sip lemonade through a straw.
anything of possible but dubious help in a desperate circumstance.
straw man(def 2).
a straw hat.

adjective
of, pertaining to, containing, or made of straw: a straw hat.
of the color of straw; pale yellow.

of little value or consequence; worthless.
sham; fictitious.

 

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