rhythm stick


Definition of rhythm stick

: one of a pair of plain or notched wood sticks that are struck or rubbed together to produce various percussive sounds and are used especially by young children in rhythm bands

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The program for 3-to-5-year-olds also has a gig bag sold separately for $25, which includes a t-shirt, maracas, rhythm sticks and a hand drum. Gabriel Poblete, miamiherald, "Youngsters make music at North Miami's new School of Rock | Miami Herald," 21 May 2018

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First Known Use of rhythm stick

1927, in the meaning defined above

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