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synonyms for derrick

  • hoist
  • lift
  • machine
  • rig
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Born in Cincinnati, Prather grew up in Longview, Texas, against a backdrop of oilfield pumps and derricks.
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My next stop was Butte, where abandoned derricks are scattered across the landscape, some lit up at night.
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If with the Vice-Admiral he will hoist a white flag at the end of the gaff or derrick, and fire two guns.
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A longing for some closer communion than she had known before drew her toward this church, of which Derrick Jaynes was the rector.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
"We'll grade up the gravel dump to begin with, and then make a new derrick," Festing answered gloomily.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Derrick went back to his work, thinking about Miss Barholm, of course.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Fergus Derrick was a young man, and young men were fond of novelties.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Derrick was always reminded by it of the shadow on Anice's face.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
There was one trouble in which Derrick specially sympathized with his friend.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
But even Derrick would have taken her hand with less self-control.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
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