(Drill"er) n. One who, or that which, drills.
1. The act of piercing with a drill.
2. A training by repeated exercises.
(Drill"ing), n. The act of using a drill in sowing seeds.
(Drill"ing), n. [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread
of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.] (Manuf.) A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton.
(Drill"mas`ter) n. One who teaches drill, especially in the way of gymnastics. Macaulay.
(Drill" press`) . A machine for drilling holes in metal, the drill being pressed to the metal by
the action of a screw.
(Drill"stock`) n. (Mech.) A contrivance for holding and turning a drill. Knight.
(Dri"ly) adv. See Dryly. Thackeray.
(||Dri"mys) n. [NL., fr. Gr. drimy`s sharp, acrid.] (Bot.) A genus of magnoliaceous trees. Drimys
aromatica furnishes Winter's bark.
(Drink) v. i. [imp. Drank formerly Drunk (dru&nsmk); & p. p. Drunk, Drunken (-'n); p. pr. &
vb. n. Drinking. Drunken is now rarely used, except as a verbal adj. in sense of habitually intoxicated; the
form drank, not infrequently used as a p. p., is not so analogical.] [AS. drincan; akin to OS. drinkan,
D. drinken, G. trinken, Icel. drekka, Sw. dricka, Dan. drikke, Goth. drigkan. Cf. Drench, Drunken,
1. To swallow anything liquid, for quenching thirst or other purpose; to imbibe; to receive or partake of, as
if in satisfaction of thirst; as, to drink from a spring.
Gird thyself, and serve me, till have eaten and drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink.Luke
He shall drink of the wrath the Almighty.Job xxi. 20.
Drink of the cup that can not cloy.Keble.
2. To quaff exhilarating or intoxicating liquors, in merriment or feasting; to carouse; to revel; hence, to
lake alcoholic liquors to excess; to be intemperate in the se of intoxicating or spirituous liquors; to tipple.
And they drank, and were merry with him.Gem. xliii. 34.
Bolingbroke always spoke freely when he had drunk freely.Thackeray. To drink to, to salute in drinking; to wish well to, in the act of taking the cup; to pledge in drinking.
I drink to the general joy of the whole table,Shak.
And to our dear friend Banquo.
(Drink), v. t.