noun 1. a small block of wood for rapping with a gavel.
noun 1. sounding board.
noun 1. that part of a bell against which the tongue strikes. noun 1. the thick part of a bell against which the hammer strikes
noun 1. a chamber in a musical instrument, as the body of a violin, for increasing the sonority of its tone. noun 1. the resonating chamber of the hollow body of a violin, guitar, etc