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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A musical percussion instrument. Small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters; A hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes;

Usage examples (29)
  • DRAKE'S drum is beating along the coasts of Devon:
  • Drake's drum is beating along the coasts of Devon,
  • When a drum is constructed, it's made with sweat and prayers.
  • The group has even created a golf game called the drum and posted the rules on its for more
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