n. a housebreaker; a sneak thief.
Modern Usage Suggestions…
The drawlatch was apprehended.
He was the neighborhood drawlatch, creeping in through back doors. All the girls secretly loved him.
Yo, drawlatch! How you doin’ brah?!
“I think there was like, a drawlatch in my apartment last night.”
“God, Williamsburg is so done.”