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tambour
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
2. Same as Drum, n., 2( d).
3. A work usually in the form of a redan, to inclose a space before a door or staircase, or at the gorge of a larger work. It is arranged like a stockade.
4. A shallow metallic cup or drum, with a thin elastic membrane supporting a writing lever. Two or more of these are connected by an India rubber tube, and used to transmit and register the movements of the pulse or of any pulsating artery.
5. A small frame, commonly circular, and somewhat resembling a tambourine, used for stretching, and firmly holding, a portion of cloth that is to be embroidered; also, the embroidery done upon such a frame; - called also, in the latter sense, tambour work.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To embroider on a tambour.
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