from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which strikes; an agent or instrument of percussion; one who percusses.

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  • n. (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes


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  • The doctor whacked your knee with one. It probably had a red or gray rubber triangular head affixed to a stainless steel handle.

    December 26, 2010