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drumfire

[ druhm-fahyuhr ]
/ ˈdrʌmˌfaɪər /
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noun

gunfire so heavy and continuous as to sound like the beating of drums.

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Origin of drumfire

First recorded in 1915–20; drum1 + fire
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British Dictionary definitions for drumfire

drumfire
/ (ˈdrʌmˌfaɪə) /

noun

heavy, rapid, and continuous gunfire, the sound of which resembles rapid drumbeats
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