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tam-tam

Definitions

noun

  1. another name for gong (sense 1)

Word Origin

from Hindi: see tom-tom

Example Sentences Including 'tam-tam'

A tam-tam started and all the bodies, sitting or standing, responded.
Robert Wilson INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Another man sat on a tyre worn smooth which he slapped and thumped like a tam-tam.
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)

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