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Tumbrel

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Pronunciation : Tum"brel
Part of Speech : Tum"bril
Etymology : [OF. tomberel, F. tombereau, fr. tomber to fall, to tumble; of Teutonic origin. Cf. Tumble.]
Definition : 1. A cucking stool for the punishment of scolds.

2. A rough cart. Tusser. Tatler.

3. (Mil.)

Defn: A cart or carriage with two wheels, which accompanies troops or artillery, to convey the tools of pioneers, cartridges, and the like.

4. A kind of basket or cage of osiers, willows, or the like, to hold hay and other food for sheep. [Eng.]

n.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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