breast drill

noun

Definition of breast drill

: a portable drill with a plate that is pressed by the breast in forcing the drill against the work

First Known Use of breast drill

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Breast drill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breast%20drill. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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