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bass drum

a large shallow drum of low and indefinite pitch
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As a semi-professional drummer, he found that a full size base drum was awkward and cumbersome to take to gigs.
David Guetta's music has nothing to do with clubs, it is pop music that uses a straight base drum.
The writing, "The Beatles", on the base drum looks like it has been iced on, and apart from this there is no indication of who the band is.
Of 120 vintage base ball teams, only the Ground Squirrels beat a base drum or sputter into a bugle when a player scores.
I have a friend who puts it this way: "A burglar doesn't march up to the front door pounding a base drum and then sneaks around the house.
They are entitled to the type of tunes they prefer; however, please, either keep the volume down or your sun roofs and windows closed as a service to the general public who are not appreciative of ``noise in the night'' - the overpowering sound of a bass viol and the pounding of a base drum, between which there is no orchestral sound to the accompanying thunder.
My heart thumped madly Out of control, pounding like a base drum in my ears.