tabor

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tabour.

Noun[edit]

tabor ‎(plural tabors)

  1. A small drum. In traditional music, a small drum played with a single stick, leaving the player's other hand free to play a melody on a three-holed pipe.
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Verb[edit]

tabor ‎(third-person singular simple present tabors, present participle taboring, simple past and past participle tabored)

  1. To make (a sound) with a tabor.
  2. To strike lightly and frequently.

Etymology 2[edit]

From various Slavic languages, from Turkish.

Noun[edit]

tabor ‎(plural tabors)

  1. A military train of men and wagons; an encampment of such resources.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 269:
      A Polish-Lithuanian tabor besieged by twenty or thirty thousand Tartars must have closely resembled the overland wagon trains of American pioneers attacked by the Sioux or the Cherokee.

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

tabor m ‎(oblique plural tabors, nominative singular tabors, nominative plural tabor)

  1. tambour (drum)

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tabor m inan

  1. (singular only) vehicle fleet
  2. (singular only) rolling stock
  3. (historical) nomadic group of Gypsies
  4. (historical) wagon fort

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hungarian tábor, from Turkish tabur.

Noun[edit]

tȃbor m ‎(Cyrillic spelling та̑бор)

  1. camp

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