verb (used with or without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of derrick
Words nearby derrick
Example sentences from the Web for derrick
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.