from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An early type of jazz characterized by a strong beat and rollicking delivery, similar to barrelhouse.
- n. A homemade bass instrument.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a washtub bass
From gutbucket bass, a type of homemade bass instrument made from a bucket.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)