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press roll

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press roll

noun phrase

A snare-drum roll in which the loosely held sticks are pressed onto the drumhead and allowed to vibrate (1934+ Musicians)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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