from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a well made by driving a tube into the earth to an aqueous stratum; -- called also drive well.
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- n. a well made by driving a tube into the earth to a stratum that bears water
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He set down her basket and the tin pot, and stirring the paint with the brush that was in it began painting large square letters on the middle board of the three composing the stile, placing a comma after each word, as if to give pause while that word was driven well home to the reader's heart -- THY, DAMNATION, SLUMBERETH, NOT.