endpin

[ end-pin ]
/ ˈɛndˌpɪn /

noun

the adjustable thin leg at the bottom of a cello or double bass.

Nearby words

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  2. endowment insurance,
  3. endowment mortgage,
  4. endozoic,
  5. endpaper,
  6. endplate,
  7. endplay,
  8. endpoint,
  9. endrin,
  10. ends of the earth, the

Also called tail-spike [teyl-spahyk] /ˈteɪlˌspaɪk/.

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British Dictionary definitions for end pin

end pin

noun

music the adjustable metal spike attached to the bottom of a cello, double bass, etc, that supports it while it is being played
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