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drillmaster

[dril-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈdrɪlˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a person who trains others in something, especially routinely or mechanically.
2.
Military. a person who instructs in marching drill.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; drill1 + master
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  • Pop-Pop, as the children called the authoritarian drillmaster at the head of the family, neither offered nor asked for nurturing.
British Dictionary definitions for drillmaster

drillmaster

/ˈdrɪlˌmɑːstə/
noun
1.
(obsolete) Also called drill sergeant. a military drill instructor
2.
a person who instructs in a strict manner
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