Definition of Timbrel

1. Noun. Small hand drum similar to a tambourine; formerly carried by itinerant jugglers.

Generic synonyms: Drum, Membranophone, Tympan



Definition of Timbrel

1. n. A kind of drum, tabor, or tabret, in use from the highest antiquity.

Definition of Timbrel

1. Noun. An ancient percussion instrument rather like a simple tambourine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Timbrel

1. a percussion instrument [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timbrel

timberlings
timberman
timbermen
timbers
timberwolf
timberwolves
timberwork
timberworks
timbery
timberyard
timberyards
timbo
timbos
timbral
timbre
timbrel (current term)
timbreless
timbrelist
timbrelists
timbrelled
timbrels
timbres
timbric
timbromania
timburine
timburines
time
time's arrow
time's up
time-and-motion study

Literary usage of Timbrel

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"SOUND THE LOUD timbrel MIRIAM'S SONG "And Miriam, the Prophetess, ... SOUND the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea: Jehovah has triumphed — his people are ..."

2. Poems by Grades: Containing Poems Selected for Each Grade of the School by Ada Van Stone Harris, Charles Benajah Gilbert (1907)
"Sound the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea! Jehovah has triumphed,—His people are free! Praise to the Conqueror, praise to the Lord! ..."

3. Ancient Poetry and Romances of Spain by John Bowring (1824)
"FERNANDEZ DE ALMEYDA. THE timbrel. " Tango vos el mi pandero." WHEN I strike thee, O my timbrel! Think not that I think of thee. ..."

4. A Hebrew Anthology: A Collection of Poems and Dramas Inspired by the Old by George Alexander Kohut (1913)
"SOUND THE LOUD timbrel. • MIRIAM'S SONG. "And Miriam the prophetess, ... Sound the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea; Jehovah has triumphed—his people are ..."

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