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plectrum

(1) Uvula; uvula palatina [NA6].
(2) Styloid process of temporal bone; processus styloideus ossis temporalis [NA6].
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Anyway, as Ian Carnaby might say, that's enough about plectrums and eggs.
Users in many Asian countries prefer to use a stylus or plectrum to interface with touchscreen devices.
Q I HAVE an Elvis Presley plastic toy guitar with a picture of Elvis on the neck, a song book and original plectrum.
The family are big fans of the Squigee fabric and wallpaper range by Scottish designer Natasha Marshall and have variations of her plectrum design wallpaper around the house.
Guitarist and composer Steve Herberman's approach to his instrument is unusual in at least two ways: first, he plays a seven-string guitar, which is not exactly unheard of (it was introduced to the jazz world by George Van Eps in the 1930s), but still very much a minority interest; second, he plays fingerstyle rather than with a plectrum.
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Growing up in tough Glasgow, Scotland, Mullen started out playing stand-up jazz bass, eventually switching to guitar, which he played without a plectrum, instead picking the strings with his right thumb and developing a bluesy approach reminiscent of Montgomery, who also used his thumb.
He then delivered a mammoth hit-packed and funk-laden set that spanned chart favourites going back 36 years as well a batch of new songs from his forthcoming Plectrum Electrum album.
BLACKMORE'S PLECTRUM A I can play the drums, but I've not done so for a few years.