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Synonyms for rataplan

the sound made by beating a drum

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The hooves were once the front feet of Rataplan, a famous 19th century thoroughbred stallion, to whom many racing greats can trace their lineage.
The hooves had been preserved as a momento by the horse's groom Edward Horn shaw since Rataplan had been put down in old age, and had remained in his family until now.
Despite being a lazy horse, prone to lying in his box, Rataplan won 42 of 82 races, including the Ascot Gold Vase, and was placed in both the St Leger and Derby.
O-words containing stops and referring to prolonged sounds or actions co co co coin coin cui cui cui ding dong piou piou rataplan tararan tireli tut tut 1.
O-wards containing stops and referring to prolonged sounds ding dong drum honk lisp rant rataplan ratatat scratch strum trumpet twang 2.
Switzerland -- Switzerland currently picks up television from France, Italy and Germany, and has Bella Sara product in toy, book and stationery stores across the country, bolstered by additional print support in Maky and Rataplan magazines.
He caught the leader, The Reiver, inside the final furlong and easily drew clear to score by three lengths with his ears pricked; Rataplan was another four lengths away in third.
He had to fight hard to prevail by a head from Kingston, who was a top-class but not exceptional horse, with his old rival Rataplan again third, this time beaten only a length.
Reliable sources told Sudan Tribune that several hundreds of Al-Shajara residents gathered on Monday evening from all parts of the capital, Khartoum amid blaring speeches and rataplans before they carried the casket around the old neighbourhood and shouted slogans against the government.