rub a dub

rub-a-dub

[ruhb-uh-duhb]
noun
the sound of a drum when beaten.

Origin:
1780–90; imitative

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To rub a dub
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature