Drum Up Support
Drum Up Support : Phrases
Obtain, summon support or interest; recruiting.
A military term which described the custom of recruiting parties marching into town and announcing their arrival with fife and drum. Their duty was described as Drumming up recruits.
Alternative: To make a meal or a drink - from tramps' slang derived from the Romany 'drom' (highway), where tramps would normally take their refreshment.
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