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English definition of “drum”

drum

verb [I or T]     /drʌm/ (-mm-)
to hit a surface regularly and make a sound like a drum, or to make something do this: She drummed her fingers impatiently on the table. The rain drummed loudly on the roof.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
(Definition of drum verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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