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- n. Plural form of timbal.
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Indeed, the sailors assured me that often at night the playing of timbals could be heard upon it.
The ceremony was commenced: for to the music of a barbarous orchestra, composed of small timbals and squeaking fifes, accompanying some nasal voices, about twenty tall, bearded young men, clad in long white robes, were waltzing gravely round an old man in a blue pelisse.