Ruba-dub

Rub´a-dub


n.1.The sound of a drum when continuously beaten; hence, a clamorous, repeated sound; a clatter.
The rubadub of the abolition presses.
- D. Webster.
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Fitzgerald was under "enormous pressure to nominate someone from one of the city's big law firms who understood the ruba-dub of Chicago politics, and who would focus on the usual things--taxes and drugs," Rauschenberger says.