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- n. A small tabor; a timbrel
- n. A person who plays the tabor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A taboret.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small tabor; a tambourine or timbrel.
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"prophecy" is sometimes used in Scripture (1Ch 25: 1; 1Co 11: 5). took a timbrel -- or "tabret" -- a musical instrument in the form of a hoop, edged round with rings or pieces of brass to make a jingling noise and covered over with tightened parchment like a drum.
(Heb. topheth) "tabret" should be, as in the Revised Version,
Job 21: 12; Ps. 68: 25); also "tabret" (Gen. 31: 27; Isa.
In the same sense, the prophets that came down from the high place, or hill of god, with a psaltery, and a tabret, and
And that was all my poor cousin got by making his old mistress his new wife — not a drum, not a trumpet, not a fife, not a tabret, nor the expectation of a new joy, to animate him on!
And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.
Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.
And the harp and the viol, the tabret and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.
On these occasions they introduced the harp, lute, tabret, and various instruments, together with songs and dancing, and the guests were entertained nearly in the same manner as at an Egyptian feast.