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Synonyms for side drum

a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head

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We are overwhelmed with the generosity of this band who have given us a base drum and six side drums," said 72-year-old Don, who has been group Scout leader for the past 25 years.
It was a far cry from our present day packaging in straight side drums, tote bins, tank wagons and other various forms of bulk delivery.
A typical competition band has eight to 10 pipers plus as many drummers playing four side drums, two tenors and one bass.
sound of cannon fire was recreated by a base and three side drums.