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also 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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A low stool or cabinet.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tabouret - a low stool in the shape of a drum
stool - a simple seat without a back or arms
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References in classic literature ?
"You wouldn't give me another if I sat here all night imploring you." 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.
"Take a seat," I said, placing a tabouret; and I made her sit down.
Dai-yu had a barrel-shaped porcelain tabouret moved up to the verandah's edge, and having selected a fishing-rod for herself, sat leaning on the railing, fishing.
(13) Interviews by Marie Rodet with Mahamadou Sacko, 4 February 2007, Bamako (railway station), Mali; Cheik Doumbia, 4 February 2007, Bamako (railway station), Mali; Cheick Sidiya Diombana, 5 February 2007, Bamako (Badalabougou), Mali; Cheikh Oumar Tabouret, 16 April 2008, Bamako (Lafiabougou), Mali.
ovis larvae associated with mechanical activity of oral hooks and spines as well as the proteolytic enzymes present in secretory and excretory products of these larvae (Tabouret et al., 2003).
Magro E, Graillon T, Lassave J, Castinetti F, Boissonneau S, Tabouret E, et al.
(46.) Figarella-Branger D, Lechapt-Zalcman E, Tabouret E, et al.