drum englannista suomeksi
rummuttaa, paukuttaa, takoa
1985, Carey (novelist)|Peter Carey, ''Illywhacker'', Faber and Faber 2003, page 258:
- ‘he is the darndest little speaker we got, so better sit there and listen to him while he gives you the drum and if you clean out your earholes you might get a bit of sense into your heads.’
To beat a drum.
To beat with a rapid succession of strokes.
(RQ:Irving Tales of a Travele)
- drumming with his fingers on the arm of his chair
To throb, as the heart.
To go about, as a drummer does, to gather recruits, to draw or secure partisans, customers, etc.; used with ''for''.
Of various animals, to make a vocalisation or mechanical sound that resembles drumming.
1749, (w), ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, page 631:
- Another misfortune which befel poor Sophia, was the company of Lord Fellamar, whom she met at the opera, and who attended her to the drum.
1751, (w), ''The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle'', vol. IV, ch. 105:
- He was engaged in a partie of cards, at a drum in the house of a certain lady of quality (..).
drum, usually one belonging to a drum kit