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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRUMSTICK

It was near enough like parchment that had been beaten with many a drumstick.

If you will wait like a good little girl, you shall have a drumstick.

Oh dear me, there is but a drumstick and a merrythought left.

Then a wing is carved off, and lastly a leg, which he polishes to the smoothness of a drumstick.

The drumstick seemed to have been predestined of all time to serve as a knocker.

Jeff looked at the two bites he had taken from his own drumstick.

"I have seen you," said Villa to Adam, who was gnawing on a drumstick.

If they had it for dinner when he was at school she saved a drumstick and the gizzard for him.

And so, to-night, here was Miss Sampson eating her drumstick.

The bairns can get tin cans an' a stane for a drumstick, an' we'll ha'e a loonie band.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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