drumhead

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noun drum·head \-ˌhed\

Definition of drumhead

  1. 1 :  the material (such as skin or plastic) stretched over one or both ends of a drum

  2. 2 :  the top of a capstan that is pierced with sockets for the levers used in turning it

1580

First Known Use of drumhead

1580


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