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noun as in crane

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Born in Cincinnati, Prather grew up in Longview, Texas, against a backdrop of oilfield pumps and derricks.

My next stop was Butte, where abandoned derricks are scattered across the landscape, some lit up at night.

“After the withdraw, they realized that firefighter Craig-Lewis was missing,” said Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer.

The glass-enclosed elevator that I take shows another building being erected, with a great derrick and all.

Derrick, now 22, was also diagnosed with ADHD at a young age.

Tuff cared for Derrick and his older sister, LaVita, while working two or three jobs at a time.

Derrick “Pimp Snooky” Avery was sent away for 20 years in 2010.

If with the Vice-Admiral he will hoist a white flag at the end of the gaff or derrick, and fire two guns.

A longing for some closer communion than she had known before drew her toward this church, of which Derrick Jaynes was the rector.

"We'll grade up the gravel dump to begin with, and then make a new derrick," Festing answered gloomily.

Derrick went back to his work, thinking about Miss Barholm, of course.

Fergus Derrick was a young man, and young men were fond of novelties.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to derrick, such as: hoist, lift, machine, and rig.

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