Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The room where a drum or crowded evening party is held. See drum, n., 9.

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Examples

  •   A week later she'd found him crashed in his drum-room down in the barn, the heat turned to eighty.

    Night Navigation (excerpt)

  • A week later she'd found him crashed in his drum-room down in the barn, the heat turned to eighty.

    Night Navigation (excerpt)

  • The sturdy hind now attends the levee of his fellow-labourer the ox; the cunning artificer, the diligent mechanic, spring from their hard mattress; and now the bonny housemaid begins to repair the disordered drum-room, while the riotous authors of that disorder, in broken interrupted slumbers, tumble and toss, as if the hardness of down disquieted their repose.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • The ilurdy hind now attends the levee of his fellow labourer the ox; the cunning artificer, the diligent mechanic, fpring from their hard mattrefs; and now the bonny houfe-maid begins to repair the difordered drum-room, while the riotous authors of that diforder, in broken interrupted (lumbers, tumble and tofs, as if the hardnefs of down dif (] [uiet?

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