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Drumstick   Listen
noun
Drumstick  n.  
1.
A stick with which a drum is beaten.
2.
Anything resembling a drumstick in form; applied especially to the tibiotarsus, or second joint, of the leg of a fowl, when cooked and served at the table.






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"Drumstick" Quotes from Famous Books



... hand," said the Captain, extending the unfortunate member—"I had this hand on the drumstick of a turkey and two sardine sandwiches when them ...
— The Trimmed Lamp • O. Henry

... year are already mingling with thoughts of scenes like this: [Detach the map drawing from the board, turn it over and re-attach it with thumb tacks. Change the map into a steaming roast turkey by adding the lines to form the wing, the "drumstick," the garnishment and the plate. Use black for all but the garnishment. This completes ...
— Crayon and Character: Truth Made Clear Through Eye and Ear - Or, Ten-Minute Talks with Colored Chalks • B.J. Griswold

... tabor, taborine. Associated Words: reveille, rappel, chamade, ruff, tattoo, ruffle, roll, rataplan, drummer, drumhead, drumstick. ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

... spirits—of the piping birds who were "Fates", of the wind high and low, of the thunder roll, of the bellowing sea. So the god Pan piped on his reed bird-like notes, Indra blew his thunder horn, Thor used his hammer like a drumstick, Neptune imitated on his "wreathed horn" the voice of the deep, the Celtic oak god Dagda twanged his windy wooden harp, and Angus, the Celtic god of spring and love, came through budding forest ways with a silvern harp which had strings of ...
— Myths of Babylonia and Assyria • Donald A. Mackenzie

... ye what," said old Lauder, "let us get a few weemin' and weans thegither, an' we'll gang doon to the pit an' wait on them comin' up frae their shift. The bairns can get tin cans an' a stane for a drumstick, an' we'll ha'e a loonie band. We can sing twa or three o' thae blackleg sangs o' Tam Donaldson's, an' ...
— The Underworld - The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner • James C. Welsh

... carrying the knife on as far as 2, and then separating by drawing the fork back. The leg must be removed in the same manner in the direction 2, 3, and the thigh, which is by many considered the best part, must be separated from the inferior drumstick. The merry-thought may be removed by raising it a little from the neck, and then passing the knife beneath, and the delicate neck-bones are taken off the same way. The rump is looked on by epicures as a dainty. After each plate has been supplied with the part asked for, a spoon must be introduced ...
— Routledge's Manual of Etiquette • George Routledge



Words linked to "Drumstick" :   hammer, stick, chicken drumstick, turkey drumstick, drumstick tree, serving, turkey leg, helping, chicken leg, portion, mallet, dark meat, bird, fowl



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