a small drum formerly used to accompany oneself on a pipe or fife.
verb (used without object)
to play upon or as if upon a tabor; drum.
verb (used with object)
to strike or beat, as on a tabor.
(music) a small drum used esp in the Middle Ages, struck with one hand while the other held a three-holed pipe See pipe1 (sense 7)
Mount Tabor, a mountain in N Israel, near Nazareth: traditionally regarded as the mountain where the Transfiguration took place. Height: 588 m (1929 ft)
a height. (1.) Now Jebel et-Tur, a cone-like prominent mountain, 11 miles west of the Sea of Galilee. It is about 1,843 feet high. The view from the summit of it is said to be singularly extensive and grand. This is alluded to in Ps. 89:12; Jer. 46:18. It was here that Barak encamped before the battle with Sisera (q.v.) Judg. 4:6-14. There is an old tradition, which, however, is unfounded, that it was the scene of the transfiguration of our Lord. (See HERMON.) “The prominence and isolation of Tabor, standing, as it does, on the border-land between the northern and southern tribes, between the mountains and the central plain, made it a place of note in all ages, and evidently led the psalmist to associate it with Hermon, the one emblematic of the south, the other of the north.” There are some who still hold that this was the scene of the transfiguration (q.v.). (2.) A town of Zebulum (1 Chr. 6:77). (3.) The “plain of Tabor” (1 Sam. 10:3) should be, as in the Revised Version, “the oak of Tabor.” This was probably the Allon-bachuth of Gen. 35:8.
noun 1. a low seat without back or arms, for one person; stool. 2. a frame for embroidery. 3. a small, usually portable stand, cabinet, or chest of drawers, as for holding work supplies. 4. a small tabor. noun 1. a low stool, originally in the shape of a drum 2. a frame, usually round, […]
noun 1. a small tabor. 2. Obsolete. a person who plays upon this instrument. (Heb. toph), a timbrel (q.v.) or tambourine, generally played by women (Gen. 31:27; 1 Sam. 10:5; 18:6). In Job 17:6 the word (Heb. topheth) “tabret” should be, as in the Revised Version, “an open abhorring” (marg., “one in whose face they […]
noun 1. a city in and the capital of Eastern Azerbaijan province, in NW Iran. noun 1. a city in NW Iran: an ancient city, situated in a volcanic region of hot springs; university (1947); carpet manufacturing. Pop: 1 396 000 (2005 est) Ancient name Tauris (ˈtɔːrɪs)
noun 1. a small flap, strap, loop, or similar appendage, as on a garment, used for pulling, hanging, or decoration. 2. a tag or label. 3. a small projection from a card, paper, or folder, used as an aid in filing. 4. Informal. a bill, as for a meal in a restaurant; check. 5. a […]