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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The sound of a drum when continuously beaten; hence, a clamorous, repeated sound; a clatter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sound of a drum when beaten; a drumming sound; hence, any disturbing clatter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sound made by beating a drum


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