re·​drill (ˌ)rē-ˈdril How to pronounce redrill (audio)
redrilled; redrilling; redrills

transitive verb

: to drill (something) again
redrill a dry well

Examples of redrill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But while most farmers were preparing for harvest, Ray McCormick was climbing back into his tractor to redrill his soybeans. The Indianapolis Star, 5 Oct. 2022 Insurance paid for two new wells, but city taxes were used to redrill the other two at a cost of $600,000. New York Times, 25 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redrill was in 1832

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Cite this Entry

“Redrill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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