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tab·o·retalso tab·ou·ret (tăb′ə-rĕt′, -rā′)
1. A low stool.
2. A low table or cabinet, often on casters.
3. An embroidery frame.
[French tabouret, from Middle French, drum-shaped pin cushion, taboret, from diminutive of tabour, tabor, from Old French; see tabor.]
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1. (Furniture) a low stool, originally in the shape of a drum
2. (Knitting & Sewing) a frame, usually round, for stretching out cloth while it is being embroidered
3. (Instruments) Also called: taborin or tabourin a small tabor
[C17: from French tabouret, diminutive of tabor]
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or tab•ou•ret(ˌtæb əˈrɛt, -ˈreɪ)
1. a low seat without back or arms; stool.
3. a small, usu. portable stand or chest.
[1650–60; < French tabouret literally, small drum]
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taboret- An artist's multi-drawer cabinet table for tools and materials.
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