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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Drummers.
 
So commercial travellers are called in America, because their vocation is to drum up recruits or customers.   1
 


 Drum-head Court-martial.Drum’mond Light. 

 
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