An English hunting gun with three barrels, a typical Drilling has two shotgun barrels over a rifle barrel. However any combination of barrels is possible, Drillings with 5 barrels have been made.

Drilling are used where a wide range of game is found, typically in Africa.

See Pardox gun, Combination gun, and Cape gun.

Drill"ing, n.

1.

The act of piercing with a drill.

2.

A training by repeated exercises.

 

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Drill"ing, n.

The act of using a drill in sowing seeds.

 

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Drill"ing, n. [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.] Manuf.

A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton.

 

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