kettledrum Hall stood forth on a rise, and made the very most of itself.
The band at Holboch consisted of a kettledrum and a concertina.
Mrs. kettledrum rose at the same instant, and introduced her sister.
The kettledrum is struck at about a quarter of the diameter from the ring.
Confound you, Corklemore, said kettledrum to him aside, can you never hold your tongue?
The origin of the kettledrum is remote and must be sought in the East.
He leaped upon the stage, kicked a hole in the bass-viol, and smashed the kettledrum around the neck of the nearest performer.
Mr. kettledrum, said Rufus, rising, your sentiments do you honour.
Meanwhile, a mighty senate was held at kettledrum Hall, Mrs. Corklemore herself taking the curule chair.
kettledrum Hall, next Wednesday—honour bright, next Wednesday!
A drum consisting of a skin stretched over a large shell in the shape of a half-sphere. The pitch of the kettledrum can be changed by manipulating screws at the edge of the skin or pedals at the bottom of the drum. Kettledrums are usually used in classical music in sets of two or more and are known by their Italian name, timpani.