Drawstring meaning

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A cord or ribbon run through a hem or casing and pulled to tighten or close an opening.
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A string drawn through a hem, as in the waist of a garment or mouth of a bag, to tighten or close it by taking up the fullness.
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A string or cord, encased in a fabric tube, with one or more small openings into the tube, on a bag or garment, allowing the item to be closed (as with a bag) or tightened (as with sweatpants or a bathing suit).
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