Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of atabal.

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Examples

  • A roar from countless drums, horns, and atabals answered from the

    A Victor of Salamis

  • He is attended as if he were a prince, with drums and atabals, and servants on horse and foot, and brings with him letters of credence from Saladin. ''

    The Talisman

  • On the day after the return of Cortes to Mexico, before the hour of dawn I was awakened from my uneasy slumbers by the whistling cries of thousands of warriors and the sound of atabals and drums.

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • Moorish _atabals_ gave signal for the fray, and the two hosts surged forward to meet in fierce assault.

    Historical Tales - The Romance of Reality - Volume VII

  • But suddenly they heard a great stir in the grove beyond them; they started in terror as a clash of barbaric music, of cymbals and of atabals, sounded on their ears, and, in an instant, they found themselves surrounded by a swarm of swarthy Saracens.

    Historic Boys Their Endeavours, Their Achievements, and Their Times

  • But no sooner did the sun appear than the Crusaders raised their war-cry, and the Turks sounded their trumpets and atabals, -- a mutual challenge to renew the sanguinary conflict.

    Palestine or the Holy Land From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

  • He is attended as if he were a prince, with drums and atabals, and servants on horse and foot, and brings with him letters of credence from Saladin.”

    The Talisman

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