A drum which is open from one side
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There is a kind of drum which is covered on one side, and the second side is covered apart from a small opening. Is this similar to the daff?
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This is more like the tabl (a kind of drum which is covered on both sides) and may be worse, because the sound comes out from this small opening which makes the sound more refined than if it was all sealed or all open. So it is not permissible to use this drum in the same manner as the daff is used, because the daff is not as bad, undoubtedly, whereas this gives a very refined tone and makes it more entertaining and intoxicating.
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