taboret

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From Old French tabouret (a stool, pincushion, base of a pillar; literally, a little drum or tabor), diminutive of tabour (drum). Compare French tambour.

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taboret (plural taborets)

  1. A little drum; a tabret.
  2. A low stool in the form of a drum.
    • 1899, Kate Chopin, The Awakening:
      He sat close to her on a low tabouret, and as he spoke his fingers lightly touched the hair that fell a little over her forehead.
    • 1965, Elizabeth Bishop, "Filling Station":
      They lie
      upon a big dim doily
      draping a taboret
      (part of the set), beside
      a big hirsute begonia.
  3. A low stand or embroidery frame in the same shape.

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  • IPA(key): /taˈbɔ.rɛt/
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Noun[edit]

taboret m inan

  1. stool, a piece of furniture for sitting without a backrest
  2. (slang, derogatory) motor scooter

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