First recorded in 1650–60, taboret is from the French word tabouret literally, small drum. See tabor, -et (Source: dictionary.com)
Mid 17th century from French, ‘stool’, diminutive of tabour ‘drum’ (see tabor). (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Tabouret
- 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.
- 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
- A low stool or small table.
- : a cylindrical seat or stool without arms or back
- : a small portable stand or cabinet
Example sentences for Tabouret
- Gaston de Stainville sat on a tabouret at a respectful distance.
- The bearded man extinguished his cigarette and rose, laying a carte-de-visite on the tabouret.
- Near the bed stands a tabouret with a bottle of water, a crystal cup, and different kinds of medicine on it.
- Odalie herself sat down to rest for one moment on the befrilled block of wood which she complimented by calling a tabouret.
- Stools I had, easily made, and one large round of a tree for my table, like an Eastern tabouret.
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