verb (used without object), rat·a·planned, rat·a·plan·ning.
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They turned in at the Rataplan and drew up at the carriage entrance.The Cab of the Sleeping Horse|John Reed Scott
The old horse, Rataplan, knew me so well that he had started off before ever I gave the first shake to the bridle.The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard|Arthur Conan Doyle
It was the rataplan beating before a troop of wrestlers and jugglers who were traversing the Marche and Reggio Emilia.
Then they have a "Rataplan" duet, which may be called a repetition of Marie's solo with an accompaniment of rataplans.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
Their machine-guns would sound the rataplan as the belts were emptied.Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles|Oliver Hogue