tabret

tabret

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

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

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Tabret definition


(Heb. toph), a timbrel (q.v.) or tambourine, generally played by women (Gen. 31:27; 1 Sam. 10:5; 18:6). In Job 17:6 the word (Heb. topheth) "tabret" should be, as in the Revised Version, "an open abhorring" (marg., "one in whose face they spit;" lit., "a spitting in the face").

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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