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tabret

[ tab-rit, tey-brit ]

noun

  1. a small tabor.
  2. Obsolete. a person who plays upon this instrument.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tabret1

1350–1400; Middle English taberett, equivalent to taber (variant of tabor ) + -ett -et

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Example Sentences

Tabret and viol jangle harshly in the ears that have rioted in melodies made by fairy harpers.

They usually wander about, singing hymns to a monotonous accompaniment upon a leather instrument called tappai (tabret).

The old miracle plays were assisted by performers on the horn, the pipe, the tabret, and the flute—a full orchestra in fact.

The Tabret was the common accompaniment of the troops of female dancers, whether the occasion were religious or festive.

Laban says that he would have sent away Jacob and his wives and children, with mirth and with songs, with tabret and with harp.

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