drillstock

[ dril-stok ]
/ ˈdrɪlˌstɒk /

noun

a device for holding a drill.

Nearby words

  1. drilling mud,
  2. drilling platform,
  3. drilling rig,
  4. drillmaster,
  5. drillship,
  6. drily,
  7. drin,
  8. drina,
  9. drink,
  10. drink like a fish

Origin of drillstock

First recorded in 1770–80; drill1 + stock

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British Dictionary definitions for drillstock

drillstock

/ (ˈdrɪlˌstɒk) /

noun

the part of a machine tool that holds the shank of a drill or bit; chuck
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