drum out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v drum out remove from a position or office "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
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Usage

In literature:

The drum continued to rattle out its thundering accompaniment.
"Joe Strong on the Trapeze" by Vance Barnum
Even little Chokie, soiling face and fingers with a "drum-stick" he was gnawing, lisped out his commendation of the repast.
"The Young Surveyor;" by J. T. Trowbridge
Esther stood by the window looking out and drumming impatiently on it with her fingers.
"The Carroll Girls" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
Drum after drum was played out, till the first mate held his hand up to check the engineer.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
MORGAN G. DRUM, wagoner, mustered in Aug. 14, 1862; mustered out with company May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
It draws it right out of your ground in tiny particles and assembles it in the transportation drums as pure talc.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
Out of the drum, my twelve henchmen!
"Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales" by Anonymous
Then I hurried out and over to Fifth Avenue, where the throb of the drums was still to be heard.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
Do you want to be drummed out of camp tomorrow morning?
"The Magnificent Adventure" by Emerson Hough
Wonder if they'll turn out the tomtom band to drum us in.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
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In poetry:

In sanctuary, out of reach,
he stares at the fading light outside:
the rain beginning: hears the tide
that drums along the empty beach.
"The Beach" by Weldon Kees
The living meet them on their way,
With banners flying, and display;
Quick step and sounds of drum and fife
Lead out the teaming ranks of life.
"The Quick And Dead" by Alexander Anderson
All round the knoll, on days of quietest air,
Secrets are being told; and if the trees
Speak out — let them make uproar loud as drums —
'Tis secrets still, shouted instead of whisper'd.
"Ryton Firs" by Lascelles Abercrombie
She said 'What's to do, Sam?'
I said 'What's to do, I'm drummed out lass for watering beer.'
Then she fell off her 'orse, threw her arrns round me neck
And said 'Sam, you poor innocent dear.'
"Sam Drummed Out" by Weston and Lee
Then Henry Hook saluted, and immediately retired,
And with courage undaunted his soul was fired,
And the cry rang out wildly, "The Zulus are coming!"
Then the alarm drums were instantly set a-drumming.
"The Hero of Rorke's Drift" by William Topaz McGonagall
In the old wars drum of hoofs and the beat of shod feet.
In the new wars hum of motors and the tread of rubber tires.
In the wars to come silent wheels and whirr of rods not
yet dreamed out in the heads of men.
"Wars" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

Gotye drums out worldbeat at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (photos).
Turns out they can pull off some pretty sick 1980s drum machine beats , as evidenced by this video, which features the MR-808, an electromechanical music robot, emulating some oh-so-80s beats .
The drum line was out of sync.
Turns out they can pull off some pretty sick 1980s drum machine beats, as evidenced by this video, which features the MR-808, an electromechanical music robot, emulating some oh-so-80s beats.
If you want to see some of the best talent Milwaukee has to offer, check out "We are the Drum ".
Larger drums — known as "ingoma" — are made from hollowed out tree trunks with skin stretched over them.
For short, it lets children take out their aggression while improving their motor skills simply by banging on drums , said Mike Wrench, certified drum therapist.
Every two weeks, Buehler sits in a circle with her classmates — most in their 80s — at Westminster-Thurber retirement community in Victorian Village and pounds out polyrhythms on hand drums with teacher Roger Myers of Gahanna.
At some point, you've probably donned a pair of headphones and had your ear drums nearly blown out.
They were called out to investigate aluminum powder found in metal drum on the sidewalk along Summit Street between 4th and 5th avenues about 2:30 p.m.
Drums out front at NIU Spring Concert.
Latini spoke about the results obtained from switching out drums of different ratios and how such experiments affected the overall drum-set sound.
It turns out that his former duties didn't always end when he packed up the drum kit.
He sings almost all the words right, makes the drum noises, and even acts out some of the song.
Find a flat area or very gradual hill that allows you to spool out or free-spool the winch rope until there are only five wraps left on the drum.
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