Definition of Timbrels

1. Noun. (plural of timbrel) ¹



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Definition of Timbrels

1. timbrel [n] - See also: timbrel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timbrels

timberwolves
timberwork
timberworks
timbery
timberyard
timberyards
timbo
timbos
timbral
timbre
timbrel
timbreless
timbrelist
timbrelists
timbrelled
timbrels (current term)
timbres
timbric
timbromania
timburine
timburines
time
time's arrow
time's up
time-and-motion study
time-ball
time-bill
time-bills
time-bomb

Literary usage of Timbrels

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1. The Apocalypse Explained According to the Spiritual Sense: In which the by Emanuel Swedenborg (1897)
"... minstrels, and players on timbrels," signify all who are of the Lord's spiritual and celestial kingdom, "the virgins singing/' those who are of His ..."

2. The Talisman: A Tale of the Crusaders by Walter Scott (1878)
"... this the noise of timbrels was heard, at the sound of which the whole Saracen cavaliers threw themselves from their horses, and prostrated themselves, ..."

3. Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, on the Book of Psalms by Albert Barnes (1869)
"8, the following instruments of music are mentioned as having been employed on a similar occasion, if not on this very occasion;—harps, psalteries, timbrels ..."

4. English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) by John Matthews Manly (1916)
"What pipes and timbrels? What wild ecstasy ? 10 Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter; therefore, ye soft pipes, play on; ..."

5. Ancient Egypt, Her Testimony to the Truth of the Bible: Being an by William Osburn (1846)
"timbrels AND SIMILAR INSTRUMENTS. The class of instruments which now remains ... A group of damsels is here represented dancing to the sound of timbrels. ..."

6. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India. : An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1776)
"... timbrels found the notes of joy. Such was the pomp, when Egypt's beauteous * queen Bade all the pride of naval ..."

7. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... The net and angle various hands employ, And Moorish timbrels sound the notes of joy. Such was the pomp, when Egypt's beauteous queen Bade all the pride ..."

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