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drum
noun
1 a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow frame with a skin or other membrane stretched tightly across its opening, sounding when struck.
2 any object resembling this in shape, especially a cylindrical container.
3 an eardrum.
verb (drummed , drumming )
1 intr to beat a drum.
2 tr & intr to make or cause to make continuous tapping or thumping sounds.
3 (usu drum something into someone) to force it into their mind through constant repetition.
[16c: related to German Trommel ; imitating the sound made]
beat or bang the drum for something to try to interest people in it; to publicize it.
drum someone out to expel them.
drum something up colloq to achieve or attract it by energetic persuasion managed to drum up more support .


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