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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Drumhead \Drum"head`\, n.
1. The parchment or skin stretched over one end of a drum.
2. The top of a capstan which is pierced with sockets for
levers used in turning it. See Illust. of Capstan.
Drumhead court-martial (Mil.), a summary court-martial
called to try offenses on the battlefield or the line of
march, when, sometimes, a drumhead has to do service as a
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: performed speedily and without formality; "a summary
execution"; "summary justice" [syn: drumhead,
n 1: a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum [syn:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
19 Moby Thesaurus words for "drumhead":
bender, bloat, blotter, booze, boozehound, boozer, brannigan, bust,
drunk, guzzler, inebriate, jag, lush, soak, sot, souse, spree,
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