Small thrum-mats for muffling oars when required.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
Santa started to thrum on the lower strings.
"Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
A Window in Thrums, 39.
"Modern English Books of Power" by George Hamlin Fitch
It was an easy matter then to raise and thrum the instrument or talk through the horn.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
The effect of this story was somewhat marred by the comparative failure of the scenes in society remote from Thrums.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
The partitions were thin, and everyone stood listening at hiding-places, in spite of the constant thrumming of the pianos.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
With a roar five gigantic material energy engines screamed with thrumming power.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
He twisted the screws and thrummed the strings in a very wise manner.
"The Love Story of Abner Stone" by Edwin Carlile Litsey
She heard the thrum of the string, and then a piercing scream.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
He was back riding on the trail when an arrow, thrumming, buried its head in the dirt just in front of him.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Home from the kill we thundered
On the tail of the equinox,
To the thrum of straining canvas,
And the whine and groan of blocks.
"The Pirates" by DuBose Heyward
Love me? she his vows repeated:
Fiery vows oft sung and thrummed:
Wondered, as on earth a stranger;
Thirsted, trusted, and succumbed.
"A Preaching From A Spanish Ballad" by George Meredith
There’s peace on low mounds and shallow dells,
Yellow rag-wort and sea-reed grey,
And thrumming and booming of village bells:
Dirge the lives of that faded day.
"Northumbria - A Dirge" by Thomas Runciman
These days — these days, and these nights also!
With eavesdrop thrumming its tattoos at noon,
With icicles (cachectic!) hanging on to gables,
And with the chattering of rills that never sleep!
"March" by Boris Pasternak
So he would play and I would thrum the while;
I used to there every lovely day;
His wife would listen with a sunny smile,
And when I left: "Please come again," she'd say.
"He seems quite sad when you have one away."
"No More Music" by Robert W Service
Was I waking, was I sleeping, did the wet wind go
Thrumming in the slender tops of ships I used to know,
With the deep-sea glory on them all against a sunset sky,
On the tide o' dreams a-sailing out of years gone by?
"The Old Fiddle" by Cicely Fox Smith
The fundamental note they play is bolstered by dozens of other tones that thrum above and below it — octaves, fourths, major thirds — in realms we can't quite consciously detect.
The air conditioner thrummed loudly in their absence.
What is life like in the thrumming cities of India and what actual opportunities exist for people to make a living there.
You're sure to find one or two that thrum with textual incongruity 8905 Venice Blvd, W.L.A.
Many social commentators claim that the American Dream is dead or dying—a theme politicians will surely thrum in this year's elections.
The gateway into Antique Firearms' moody, shadowy world of thrumming percussion and shimmery guitars is Bradan Dotson's raspy vocal.