Definition for TAB'LET


  1. A small table or flat surface.
  2. Something flat on which to write, paint, draw or engrave. Through all Greece the young gentlemen learned to design on tablets of boxen wood. Dryden. The pillar'd marble, and the tablet brass. Prior.
  3. A medicine in a square form. Tablets of arsenic were formerly worn as a preservative against the plague. Bacon. A solid kind of electuary or confection, made of dry ingredients, usually with sugar, and formed into little flat squares; called also lozenge and troche. Cyc.

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