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Definition of "tabor" [ta•bor]

  • A small drum, often having a snare, played by a fifer to accompany the fife. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tabor" in a sentence
  • "“So that particular show we experimented with all kinds of things, I brought a harmonium, there was a tabor daoul, oud of course, sitar, it was just an array of different instruments,” he added."
  • "His musicians played for us while we ate, and when the meal had been cleared away and the table removed, we danced to the sound of lute and pipe and tabor."
  • "The pipes and tabor, instruments devised for this mode of agitation, are depicted in both studioli."