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der·rick / ˈderik/ • n. 1. a kind of crane with a movable pivoted arm for moving or lifting heavy weights, esp. on a ship. 2. the framework over an oil well or similar boring that holds the drilling machinery.

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derrick †hangman; †gallows XVI; hoisting contrivance XVIII. f. surname of a noted hangman at Tyburn c. 1600.

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derrick: see crane.

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