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[tab-rit, tey-brit]
  1. a small tabor.
  2. Obsolete. a person who plays upon this instrument.
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Origin of tabret

1350–1400; Middle English taberett, equivalent to taber (variant of tabor) + -ett -et
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Examples from the Web for tabret

Historical Examples of tabret

  • But I have no tabret, so look which you will of these others.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

    Giovanni Boccaccio

  • And the harp and the viol, the tabret and pipe, and wine are in their feasts.

    House of Torment

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

  • He hath made me a bye-word of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.

    Clarissa, Volume 7

    Samuel Richardson

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

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