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Main Entry: 1drill
Pronunciation: primarystressdril
Function: noun
Etymology: probably from Dutch dril "a tool for drilling holes," derived from early Dutch drillen (verb) "to drill"
1 : a tool for making holes in hard substances
2 : the training of soldiers in military skill and discipline
3 : a physical or mental exercise regularly practiced
4 : a marine snail that bores through oyster shells and feeds on the soft parts
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