drumstick definition

  • noun:
    • songs A stick for beating a drum.
    • The lower part of the knee of a cooked fowl.
    • A stick used to play drums.
    • the next joint of this knee bone tissue of a chicken or any other fowl, as beef.
    • A stick with which a drum is beaten.
    • such a thing resembling a drumstick in form; -- applied specially toward tibiotarsus, or 2nd joint, for the knee of a fowl, whenever prepared and offered in the dining table.
    • the sticks utilized in beating a drum.
    • ergo, from its form, the reduced or exterior joint of leg of a dressed fowl, as a chicken, duck, or turkey.
    • The stilt-sandpiper or bastard dowitcher, Micropalama himantopus.
    • The tetanus bacillus, with a round spore at one extremity.
    • a stick useful for playing a drum
    • the lower joint associated with the knee of a fowl

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