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Tambour

noun
1.
A frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering.  Synonyms: embroidery frame, embroidery hoop.
2.
A drum.






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"Tambour" Quotes from Famous Books



... are some pleasing children: of that style of art which is seen in the Missal belonging to Sir M.M. Sykes, of the time of Francis I.[37] The scription is very beautiful. The volume afterwards belonged to Pius VI., whose arms are worked in tambour on the outside. It is kept in a case, and is ...
— A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two • Thomas Frognall Dibdin

... fine baby faces, That strut in a garter and star,— Have they, under their tambour and laces, The kind honest heart ...
— Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11 • Various

... by her Maids of Honour, of whom some were sitting at the tambour frames, others doing fine embroidery, while two of their number were at ...
— The Mysterious Shin Shira • George Edward Farrow



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



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