[ end-pin ]
/ ˈɛndˌpɪn /
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the adjustable thin leg at the bottom of a cello or double bass.
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Also called tail-spike [teyl-spahyk] /ˈteɪlˌspaɪk/ .
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How to use endpin in a sentence
Fashion a piece of wood so that it fits easily into the hole at the end of the violin in which, later, the end pin is inserted.Violin Making|Walter H. Mayson
Why, I'm going to put another wheel on this long end pin, and set another one above it, and put a strap over both of them.
British Dictionary definitions for endpin
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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