noun dril·ling \ˈdri-liŋ\

Definition of drilling

  1. :  6drill

Origin and Etymology of drilling

modification of German Drillich, from Middle High German drilich fabric woven with a threefold thread, from Old High German drilīh made up of three threads, from Latin trilic-, trilix, from tri- + licium thread

First Known Use: 1640

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