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the sound of a drum

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a bulging cylindrical shape

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a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids

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a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes

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small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise

make a rhythmic sound

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play a percussion instrument

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study intensively, as before an exam

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Let's beat the drum for the poor, fleeced and conned rotten customer.
So if you want to beat the drum for anything from archery to wind surfing this is your chance.
The hitcom is on a two-week hiatus while Kelsey returns to form, giving Jane some extra time to focus on her non-``Frasier'' activities - continuing to beat the drum for the inspiring ``Music of the Heart,'' in which she plays a socialite who comes to the aid of the Meryl Streep character and her inner-city music students.
Chief Sports Writer in Cape Town David Beckham beat the drum for England ahead of tonight's World Cup draw and insisted: We fear no one.
Douglas will beat the drum for the Spanish island of Majorca at international tourism fairs over the next four years.