Origin of derrick
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How to use derrick in a sentence
Born in Cincinnati, Prather grew up in Longview, Texas, against a backdrop of oilfield pumps and derricks.Building a better chemical factory—out of microbes|Leigh Buchanan|August 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
My next stop was Butte, where abandoned derricks are scattered across the landscape, some lit up at night.In Big Sky country, a pandemic-era fly-fishing getaway|Carl Fincke|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
“After the withdraw, they realized that firefighter Craig-Lewis was missing,” said Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer.
The glass-enclosed elevator that I take shows another building being erected, with a great derrick and all.
Derrick, now 22, was also diagnosed with ADHD at a young age.
Tuff cared for Derrick and his older sister, LaVita, while working two or three jobs at a time.
Derrick “Pimp Snooky” Avery was sent away for 20 years in 2010.FBI Sting Rescues 105 Kids, Nabs 159 Pimps—But What About the Johns?|Michael Daly|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If with the Vice-Admiral he will hoist a white flag at the end of the gaff or derrick, and fire two guns.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
A longing for some closer communion than she had known before drew her toward this church, of which Derrick Jaynes was the rector.Mildred's Inheritance|Annie Fellows Johnston
"We'll grade up the gravel dump to begin with, and then make a new derrick," Festing answered gloomily.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
Derrick went back to his work, thinking about Miss Barholm, of course.
Fergus Derrick was a young man, and young men were fond of novelties.