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- n. An American folk percussion instrument consisting of a dancing wooden doll and a flexible plank.
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Bob Beers, who headed up the family, played his huge plucked psaltery and sang, while Evelyne, his wife, would keep time with a homemade “limberjack”; a loose-limbed toy that would be bounced upon a paddle shaped board.
Susan will perform with a limberjack, a traditional wooden dancing doll that doubles as a rhythm instrument.