Definitions

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  • v. To bore or perforate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To perforate; to bore; to pierce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bore; perforate.
  • To be a bore; make one tired.
  • Provided with a terebra or borer, as a hymenopterous insect; fashioned into a borer, as an ovipositor.

Etymologies

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Latin terebratus, past participle of terebrare.

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