from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as core-borer.
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Taking a core-drill sample of limestone below a fault surface in the northern necropolis
Among the prospectors was one, Tom Connor, who, having had experience in the lead-mines of Missouri, proposed to adopt one of the methods of prospecting in use in that country, to wit, the core-drill.
Very reluctantly my father consented -- for what did he want with a one-third share in a core-drill?
But to procure and operate a core-drill required money, and this Tom Connor had not.
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