drumhead

[ UK /dɹˈʌmhɛd/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹəmˌhɛd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. performed speedily and without formality
    a summary execution
    summary justice
NOUN
  1. a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
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How To Use drumhead In A Sentence

  • In any event, the image of military tribunals as drumhead courts manned by stony-faced officers ready to convict regardless of the evidence is a fantasy.
  • He has at least publicly favoured proper trials over drumhead tribunals.
  • I can not believe that the gentry of England will be made mere drumheads to be sounded upon by a prime minister to give forth unmeaning and empty sounds, and to have no articulate voice of their own.
  • On the day he arrived, Tim found Philip taut as a drumhead. LOST BOY LOST GIRL
  • The goatskin drumhead is hit by a wooden stick with a curved end.
  • Such a drumhead proceeding could result in a death sentence, with no right of appeal.
  • Some are large calabashes (a type of gourd) with leather drumheads and are played with the hands.
  • In the normally tradition-bound world of musical instruments, synthetic drumheads took over in an amazingly short time.
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  • And that is not something that can be accomplished by some drumhead tribunal in some naval base.
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