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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on the covering.

Usage examples (32)
  • Kumran hearing of this was very angry, for the beating of a kettledrum is a sign of Empire.
  • Three rolls on the kettledrum shall be the signal.
  • At half-past eleven a kettledrum sounds a summons to the
  • If Flaubert had meant a kettledrum, he would have said so. for more
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