"drum" Definition

  1. a house, a lodging, a street; HAZARD-DRUM, a gambling-house; FLASH-DRUM, a house of ill-fame.
  2. the ear.—_Pugilistic._ An example of slang synecdoche.
  3. as applied to the road, is doubtless from the Wallachian gipsy word “DRUMRI,” derived from the _Greek_, δρόμος.
  4. old slang for a ball or rout; afterwards called a hop.

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Position in the dictionary: 1084 of 4022 slang words.
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