Definition of Drill master
1. Noun. A noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and discipline.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Enlisted Officer, Noncom, Noncommissioned Officer
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Literary usage of Drill master
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1. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Colonel Philip Cortlandt Applauds the New drill master, Baron Steuben. ' Camp Valley Forge, May 9th 1778. Sir, Sir, The Day after I had the pleasure of ..."
2. Wagner and His Works: The Story of His Life, with Critical Comments by Henry Theophilus Finck (1893)
"A THOROUGH DRILL-MASTER It does not follow by any means that because a composer suffers from poor performances of his works, and knows exactly how they ..."
3. The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans ...by John Howard Brown by John Howard Brown (1904)
"volunteer company recruiting in Concord, and his efficiency as a drill-master secured for him the appointment by President Polk to the colonelcy of the 9th ..."
4. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1864)
"J/r. William Smith, Superintendent of the Surrey District School. "In what way was it shown?—In 18.">7 the drill-master was ..."
5. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon edited by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915)
"... he was a private of the Fifty-eighth Virginia Infantry, and drill master at Richmond and Lynchburg in Captain Jenkin's cavalry. Confederate States army. ..."