Drum"mer (?), n.
One whose office is to beat the drum, as in military exercises and marching.
One who solicits custom; a commercial traveler.
A fish that makes a sound when caught; as:
- The squeteague.
- A California sculpin.
A large West Indian cockroach (Blatta gigantea) which drums on woodwork, as a sexual call.
© Webster 1913.