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Tambour  v. t.  (past & past part. tamboured; pres. part. tambouring)  To embroider on a tambour.

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"Tambour" Quotes from Famous Books

... hautboy; the right had many stops and was higher. The single pipe, (a) "The recorder" in the British Museum, is a treble of 10-1/2 in. and is pentaphonic, like the Scotch scale; the tenor (b) is 8-3/4 in. long and its present pitch— the guitar, the tambourine, the castanets, the cymbals, the tambour, and sometimes in the ...
— The Dance (by An Antiquary) - Historic Illustrations of Dancing from 3300 B.C. to 1911 A.D. • Anonymous

... Yes, yes, madam, you were then in somewhat a humbler style—the daughter of a plain country squire. Recollect, Lady Teazle, when I saw you first sitting at your tambour, in a pretty figured linen gown, with a bunch of keys at your side, your hair combed smooth over a roll, and your apartment hung round with fruits in worsted, of your ...
— The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 • Ministry of Education

... vehicle of expression throughout the series of reproduced rhythms, the others providing the auditory material of the various rhythms apperceived but not designedly reproduced. The first of these consisted of a shallow Marey tambour, placed horizontally upon a table with its rubber film upwards, and connected by means of rubber-tubing with a pneumographic pen in contact with the revolving drum of a kymograph. A Deprez electric marker, ...
— Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 • Various

Words linked to "Tambour" :   tympan, embroidery hoop, drum, embroidery frame, membranophone

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