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drumbeat


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drumbeat  \Drum"beat`\,  n. 
  The  sound  of  a  beaten  drum;  drum  music. 
 
  Whose  morning  drumbeat,  following  the  sun,  and  keeping 
  company  with  the  hours,  circles  the  earth  with  one 
  continuous  and  unbroken  strain  of  the  martial  airs  of 
  England.  --D.  Webster. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drumbeat 
  n  1:  the  sound  made  by  beating  a  drum  [syn:  {rub-a-dub}] 
  2:  (military)  the  beating  of  a  drum  as  a  signal  for  lowering 
  the  flag  at  sundown 




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