Definition for TA'BOR

TA'BOR, n. [W. tabwrz; Ir. tabar; Old Fr. tabour. This in some languages, is written tambour, and timbrel. The atabal of the Spaniards is probably of the same family. It is probably named from striking, beating; Eng. tap, Gr. τυπτω, Syr. ܛܒܠ tabal, Ar. طَبَحَ tabaa. Class Db, No. 28.]

A small drum used as an accompaniment to a pipe or fife. Cyc.

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