Definitions for kettledrummer
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a drum consisting of a hollow hemisphere of brass, copper, or fiberglass over which is stretched a skin, the tension of which can be modified by screws or foot pedals to vary the pitch.
Category: Music and Dance
Ref: Compare timpani.
Origin of kettledrum:
A musician who plays the kettledrum.
one who plays on a kettledrum
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