Drilling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Drilling.

Proper noun[edit]

Drilling (plural Drillings)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Drilling is the 40672nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 537 individuals. Drilling is most common among White (96.46%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German, related to drei (three), formed on the pattern of Zwilling (pair, twin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʁɪlɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: Dril‧ling
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Drilling m (strong, genitive Drillings, plural Drillinge)

  1. A triplet (one of three persons born to the same mother at the same time).
  2. (poker) three of a kind

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Drilling” in Duden online
  • Drilling” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Drilling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Drilling m (plural Drillingen)

  1. triplet
  2. (poker) three of a kind

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