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drumstick

[ druhm-stik ]
/ ˈdrʌmˌstɪk /
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noun

a stick for beating a drum.
the meaty leg of a chicken, duck, turkey, or other fowl.

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Origin of drumstick

First recorded in 1580–90; drum1 + stick1
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drumstick
/ (ˈdrʌmˌstɪk) /

noun

a stick used for playing a drum
the lower joint of the leg of a cooked fowl
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