English word drum comes from Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) slach, Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) trommel, and later English drumslade (Drum. Drummer.).
Drum detailed word origin explanation
|slach || Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum) || |
|trommel || Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum) || |
|trommelslach || Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum) || |
|drumslade || English (eng) ||Drum. Drummer. |
|drum || English (eng) ||(ambitransitive) To beat with a rapid succession of strokes.. (intransitive) To beat a drum.. (transitive) To drill or review in an attempt to establish memorization.. To go about, as a drummer does, to gather recruits, to draw or secure partisans, customers, etc.; used with for.. To throb, as the heart. (AU, _, slang) A tip, a piece of information.. (architecture) Any of the cylindrical [...] |
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