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 Meanings and Examples of DRUM
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drum
 n.  a musical percussion instrument sounded by being struck with sticks or the hands
Classic Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
1  The drum holds its peace; reason takes the word.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
2  Presently, when the drum beats the assault, let the twenty below stairs rush to the barricade.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—THE VULTURE BECOME PREY
3  All at once, the drum beat the charge.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
4  While his Eminence was seeking for me in Paris, I would take, without sound of drum or trumpet, the road to Picardy, and would go and make some inquiries concerning my three companions.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 23 THE RENDEZVOUS
5  The morning drum had just been beaten; everyone shook off the drowsiness of night, and to dispel the humid morning air, came to take a drop at the inn.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 46 THE BASTION SAINT-GERVAIS
6  The drum immediately beat, and the little troop advanced at charging pace.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
7  The four friends listened, and the sound of the drum plainly reached them.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
8  "Upon my word, the drum draws near," said d'Artagnan.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
9  See the sneaks come, without drum or trumpet.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 47 THE COUNCIL OF THE MUSKETEERS
10  And he showed the cardinal, with his finger, the four muskets piled near the drum, on which were the cards and dice.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 51 OFFICER
11  There were graybeards older than her father trying to step jauntily along in the needle- fine rain to the rhythm of the fife and drum corps.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  The blush was not difficult for she was breathless and her heart was beating like a drum.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
13  Before they could question her again Carol escorted in with drum and fife the topic of Raymie Wutherspoon.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  "All right," said Marija, reaching for her hat, which was big enough to be a drum major's, and full of ostrich feathers.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 27
15  The truce still existed, and with a roll and beat of the drum, and covered by a little white flag, Duncan left the sally-port, within ten minutes after his instructions were ended.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  We heard the beat of a drum.
2  The organization is using the event to drum up business.
3  Don't drum the floor with your feet.
4  She puts a piece of plastic tubing in her mouth and starts siphoning gas from a huge metal drum.
5  A long drum roll introduced the trapeze artists.
6  Read the five drum in the middle of the night, but the play fast and loose.
7  The skin of the drum is taut.
8  The drum is a percussion instrument.
9  The teaching states that the drum mallet should not be referred to as a 'beater' because of the suggestion of aggression contained in the word.
10  Her parents had started her on drum lessons at age ten to help dissipate some of her inexhaustible energy. But at fifteen, she fell into an emotional morass.
11  Where drums beat, laws are silent.
12  He beat out a jazz rhythm on the drums.
13  The drums and double bass usually form the rhythm section of a jazz group.
14  The song is a fiery mix of twanging guitar with relentless drumming.
15  The customer had not been waited on for quite a long time so he drummed on the table with his fingers.