Drill plough
Drill Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made. (b) A light furrow or channel made to put seed into sowing. (c) A row of seed sown in a furrow. [1913 Webster]

Note: Drill is used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound; as, drill barrow or drill-barrow; drill husbandry; drill plow or drill-plow. [1913 Webster]

{Drill barrow}, a wheeled implement for planting seed in drills.

{Drill bow}, a small bow used for the purpose of rapidly turning a drill around which the bowstring takes a turn.

{Drill harrow}, a harrow used for stirring the ground between rows, or drills.

{Drill plow}, or {Drill plough}, a sort plow for sowing grain in drills. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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