Origin of drawersfrom draw: because one draws them on
an undergarment, long or short, for the lower part of the body, with a separate opening for each leg; underpants
- The priestly dress, which is all white, consists of drawers, an upper garment, and a girdle with the so-called taga (" crown");.
- The kachh or drawers fastened by a waist-band was more convenient and suitable for warriors than the insecurely tied dhoti of the Hindus or the tamba of the Mahommedans.
- Drawers of cedar or chips of the wood are now employed to protect furs and woollen stuffs from injury by moths.
- In his third or fourth year, while under the care of a nurse in Paris, he fell from a chest of drawers and injured his foot for life.
- At Travancore in the south, Ringeltaube, an agent of the London Missionary Society, had begun a work, especially among the Shanars or toddy drawers, which by 1840 had 15,000 Christians; and the Church Missionary Society, led by Rhenius, had equal success in Tinnevelly.