drumstick








noun

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

noun

  1. a stick used for playing a drum
  2. the lower joint of the leg of a cooked fowl
n.

1580s, from drum (n.) + stick (n.); applied to the lower joint of cooked fowl 1764.

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