drumhead

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noun drum·head \ -ˌhed \

Definition of drumhead

1 :the material (such as skin or plastic) stretched over one or both ends of a drum
2 :the top of a capstan that is pierced with sockets for the levers used in turning it

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First Known Use of drumhead

1580


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