Tab"ou*ret (?), n. [F., dim. of OF. tabor, tabour, drum. See Tabor.]

1.

Same as Taboret.

2.

A seat without arms or back, cushioned and stuffed: a high stool; -- so called from its resemblance to a drum.

3.

An embroidery frame.

Knight.

Right of the tabouret, the privilege of sitting on a tabouret in the presence of the severeign, formerly granted to certain ladies of high rank at the French court.

 

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