verb (used with object), tab·let·ed or tab·let·ted, tab·let·ing or tab·let·ting.
- tablet chair,
Origin of tablet
- a thinner rigid sheet, as of bark, ivory, etc, used for similar purposes
- (often plural)a set or pair of these fastened together, as in a book
Word Origin for tablet
early 14c., "slab or flat surface for an inscription" (especially the two Mosaic tables of stone), from Old French tablete (13c.), diminutive of table "slab" (see table (n.)). The meaning "lozenge, pill" is first recorded 1580s; that of "pad of writing paper" in 1880.