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drum

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a metal container in the shape of a cylinder
  • an oil drum

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drum

verb

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to strike or cause to strike lightly and usually rhythmically
  • absentmindedly drumming his fingers on the table

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The first known use of drum was circa 1534

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“Drum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drum. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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