[tab-er-it, tab-uh-ret, -rey]
- a low seat without back or arms, for one person; stool.
- a frame for embroidery.
- a small, usually portable stand, cabinet, or chest of drawers, as for holding work supplies.
- a small tabor.
Origin of taboret
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for taboret
She carried her taboret in her hand, and came slowly towards me.Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)
Charles James Lever
On a taboret by her side was a big pink box full of chocolates.The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise
For example, a bread board or taboret top would require the enrichment in the margin with the center left free.Industrial Arts Design
William H. Varnum
An inlaid Oriental taboret, on which were a gold cigarette-case and ash-tray, stood beside her on the red-tiled floor.The High Heart
She was lying in her steamer chair on the veranda of her house at the time; and by her side, on a taboret, stood a glass of water.The Locusts' Years
Mary Helen Fee
- a low stool, originally in the shape of a drum
- a frame, usually round, for stretching out cloth while it is being embroidered
- Also called: taborin, tabourin (ˈtæbərɪn) a small tabor
C17: from French tabouret, diminutive of tabor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012