Chapman Stick

/ (ˈtʃæpmən) /

noun

an electronically amplified musical instrument with ten or twelve strings and a fretted neck, which is played by striking the strings against the frets with the fingersOften shortened to: Stick

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Word Origin for Chapman Stick

C20: named after its inventor, Emmett H. Chapman (born 1936), US guitarist
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