Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A musical instrument, used in American folk music, that uses a metal washtub as resonator; a gutbucket

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Sometimes called a "gutbucket"; a stringed instrument used in American folk music that uses a metal washtub as a resonator. Traditional washtub basses have a single string for which pitch is adjusted by pushing or pulling on a staff to change the tension, although some washtub basses have four or more strings and tuning pegs. See also tea chest bass.

    March 20, 2008