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drumstick

Definitions of drumstick
  1. noun
    a stick used for playing a drum
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    types:
    hammer, mallet
    a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.
    type of:
    stick
    an implement consisting of a length of wood
  2. noun
    the lower joint of the leg of a fowl
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    types:
    turkey drumstick, turkey leg
    the lower joint of the leg of a turkey
    chicken drumstick, chicken leg
    the lower joint of the leg of a chicken
    type of:
    helping, portion, serving
    an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
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