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Kettledrum

- Noun

An informal social party at which a light collation is offered, held in the afternoon or early evening. Cf. Drum, n., 4 and 5.

- Noun

A drum made of thin copper in the form of a hemispherical kettle, with parchment stretched over the mouth of it.


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