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Drum-head Court-martial

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One held in haste; like a court-martial summoned on the field round the big drum to deal summarily with an offender.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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