from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A musician, considered with reference to his skill in using the pedals of his instrument.
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I aim to regain my courage to ride alongside 18-wheelers loaded with Anheuser-Busch products and on roadways shared with dump trucks thickened with construction-site mud, not to mention the other constant dangers of being a pedalist in a motor-driven world.
Avant-Rock CD: Johnny Dowd, "A Drunkard's Masterpiece" - Dowd takes a heady turn on this three-opus concept album, which features jazzy musical backing and transitions from keyboardist Mike Stark and drummer-bass pedalist Brian "Willie B" Wilson.