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Drill master   /drɪl mˈæstər/   Listen
Drill master

A noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and discipline.  Synonym: drill instructor.

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"Drill master" Quotes from Famous Books

... University was a feverish pursuit of social advantages and useful acquaintances. His feeling for the "right people" amounted to veneration. After his graduation, Maxey served on the Mexican Border. He was a tireless drill master, and threw himself into his duties with all the energy of which his frail physique was capable. He was slight and fair-skinned; a rigid jaw threw his lower teeth out beyond the upper ones and made his face look stiff. His whole manner, tense and nervous, was the expression ...
— One of Ours • Willa Cather

Words linked to "Drill master" :   military machine, noncommissioned officer, noncom, armed services, enlisted officer, military, armed forces, war machine

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