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Origin of snare drum
Words nearby snare drum
Example sentences from the Web for snare drum
Yes,” grumbled Hank, disjointedly, “but the snare-drum solo my teeth are doing may make noise enough to give me away.The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless|H. Irving Hancock
Skeezicks, who played the big horn, accused the cornet and the snare-drum of stealing his cold lunch.The Octopus|Frank Norris
And the young man ran the thing over his tongue like a treble drag on a snare-drum.John Ermine of the Yellowstone|Frederic Remington
Skulking, throat swollen with fear, heart beating like a snare-drum, Kirkwood took his chance.The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance
The beat of his heels and toes pleased you like a snare-drum obligato.Rolling Stones|O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for snare drum
Cultural definitions for snare drum
A shallow cylindrical drum, with wires or pieces of catgut (snares) stretched across the bottom skin to give a sharp, rattling sound when the top skin is struck. Snare drums are used in orchestras and in nearly all kinds of bands.