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synonyms for kettledrum

  • pan
  • steel pan
  • timpani
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How to use kettledrum in a sentence

The carpenter sat beside him with a kettledrum, more literally a kettledrum even than the real thing, for that drum was a kettle!
THE WILD MAN OF THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
Dicky Wyatt writes, in answer to Helvellyn, that the word "Kettledrum" means a large social party.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
It was about a fine kettledrum all tasselled in royal fashion, with gold and silver, that Ibrahim's father had given him.
THE ADVENTURES OF AKBARFLORA ANNIE STEEL
The names given during the middle ages to the kettledrum are derived from the East.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 7VARIOUS
Said the slave-girl: “The large kettledrum sounds so sad to-day; some misfortune must surely have happened to the kettledrummer!”
THE CHINESE FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
In the deep silence, Simon's heartbeat thundered in his ears like a kettledrum.
THE SARACEN: LAND OF THE INFIDELROBERT SHEA
The band at Holboch consisted of a kettledrum and a concertina.
THE AMERICAN EGYPTCHANNING ARNOLD
The kettledrum is struck at about a quarter of the diameter from the ring.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 7VARIOUS
The origin of the kettledrum is remote and must be sought in the East.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 7VARIOUS
Oh, replied Mr. Kettledrum, you should hear the Dook admire it.
CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 2 (OF 3)RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KETTLEDRUM

  • kettledrum
  • pan
  • steel pan
  • timpani
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