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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drill v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drilled p. pr. & vb. n. Drilling.]
 1. To pierce or bore with a drill, or a with a drill; to perforate; as, to drill a hole into a rock; to drill a piece of metal.
 2. To train in the military art; to exercise diligently, as soldiers, in military evolutions and exercises; hence, to instruct thoroughly in the rudiments of any art or branch of knowledge; to discipline.
    He [Frederic the Great] drilled his people, as he drilled his grenadiers.   -- Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : trained in a skill by repetitious practice; "well-drilled in
            military procedures"