tambourine


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a shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides

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And, seating herself, she gracefully presented her tambourine to the goat.
The goat lifted its fore foot, and struck one blow upon the tambourine.
Djali," pursued the young girl, turning her tambourine round, "what day of the month is this?
Djali raised his little gilt hoof, and struck six blows on the tambourine.
Djali," pursued the Egyptian, with still another movement of the tambourine, "what hour of the day is it?
Then, thrusting her under lip out beyond the upper, she made a little pout, which appeared to be familiar to her, executed a pirouette on her heel, and set about collecting in her tambourine the gifts of the multitude.
In the meantime, the pretty girl stood there, gazing at him with her big eyes, and holding out her tambourine to him and waiting.
The Egyptians made their drums and African tambourines resound.
These descendants of the sect of Zoroaster--the most thrifty, civilised, intelligent, and austere of the East Indians, among whom are counted the richest native merchants of Bombay--were celebrating a sort of religious carnival, with processions and shows, in the midst of which Indian dancing-girls, clothed in rose-coloured gauze, looped up with gold and silver, danced airily, but with perfect modesty, to the sound of viols and the clanging of tambourines.
The concert, intended to promote awareness and garner donations to The Semper Fi Fund, has drawn aspiring tambourine players each year and this year a critical mass has been reached.
Already, Jez's tambourine has been signed by Pete Waterman, Kevin Rowland from Dexy's, Neville Staple and Horace Panter from The Specials, and Paul McCartney has agreed to add his signature to the list.
Mr Tambourine Man was released in March 1965 on the singer's fifth LP, Bringing It All Back Home, the first Dylan album to top the UK charts.
Tambourine was bred in America and owned by Mrs Howell E Jackson.
The Prince, a keen music fan, refused to sing on the track but agreed to bash a tambourine which the Take That star recorded to use in the song.
Show "two" when they hear the tambourine and "three" when they hear the sleighbells.