“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.
/ˈdrʌmɪ/ noun (in South Africa) (pl) -mies 1. short for drum majorette
noun 1. flush paneling in a door.