[druhm-er] /ˈdrʌm ər/
a person who plays a .
a commercial traveler or traveling sales representative.
march to a different drummer, to be motivated by a different set of values than the average person.
a person who plays a drum or set of drums
(mainly US) a salesman, esp a travelling salesman
(Austral & NZ, slang) the slowest shearer in a team
1570s, agent noun from drum (v.).
A traveling salesperson
[1827+; fr the practice of going about with a drum to gain attention for recruiting and other purposes; for example, the sale of fish was announced by drumming in the London streets]
see: march to a different beat (drummer)
[druhm-uh k] /ˈdrʌm ək/ noun, Chiefly Scot. 1. .
noun 1. . n. “torch that burns calcium oxide (lime) and gives off intense white light,” 1854, named for Scottish engineer Capt. Thomas Drummond, R.E., (1797-1840), who invented it c.1825.
- Drummond of hawthornden
/ˈdrʌmənd, ˈhɔːθɔːndən/ noun 1. William. 1585–1649, Scottish poet, historian, and royalist pamphleteer
[druhm-uh nd-vil] /ˈdrʌm əndˌvɪl/ noun 1. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada.