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drumfire

[druhm-fahyuh r] /ˈdrʌmˌfaɪər/
noun
1.
gunfire so heavy and continuous as to sound like the beating of drums.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; drum1 + fire
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British Dictionary definitions for drumfire

drumfire

/ˈdrʌmˌfaɪə/
noun
1.
heavy, rapid, and continuous gunfire, the sound of which resembles rapid drumbeats
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