drum fire


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

1915–20; drum1 + fire

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drumfire (ˈdrʌmˌfaɪə)
heavy, rapid, and continuous gunfire, the sound of which resembles rapid drumbeats

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