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Definition of Tumbrel

Tumbrel
Tumbrel Tum"brel, Tumbril Tum"bril, n. [OF. tomberel, F. tombereau, fr. tomber to fall, to tumble; of Teutonic origin. Cf. Tumble.] 1. A cucking stool for the punishment of scolds. 2. A rough cart. --Tusser. --Tatler. 3. (Mil.) A cart or carriage with two wheels, which accompanies troops or artillery, to convey the tools of pioneers, cartridges, and the like. 4. A kind of basket or cage of osiers, willows, or the like, to hold hay and other food for sheep. [Eng.]
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Cucking stool Cuck"ing stool` (k?k"?ng st??l`). [Cf. AS. scealfingst[=o]l, a word of similar meaning, allied to scealfor a diver, mergus avis; or possibly from F. coquine a hussy, slut, jade, f. of coquin, OE. cokin, a rascal; or cf. Icel. k?ka to dung, k?kr dung, the name being given as to a disgracing or infamous punishment.] A kind of chair formerly used for punishing scolds, and also dishonest tradesmen, by fastening them in it, usually in front of their doors, to be pelted and hooted at by the mob, but sometimes to be taken to the water and ducked; -- called also a castigatory, a tumbrel, and a trebuchet; and often, but not so correctly, a ducking stool. --Sir. W. Scott.

Meaning of Tumbrel from wikipedia

- A tumbrel (alternatively tumbril) is a two-wheeled cart or wagon typically designed to be hauled by a single horse or ox. Their original use was for agricultural...
- exposed at her door or the site of her offence. Some were on wheels like a tumbrel that could be dragged around the parish. Some were put on poles so that...
- been executed in this drawing is Georges Couthon; Robespierre is the figure marked "10" in the tumbrel, holding a handkerchief to his shattered jaw....
- Place de la Révolution. On the way to the guillotine, she collapsed in the tumbrel and cried, "You are going to hurt me! Why?!" Terrified, she screamed for...
- by the ****izes. Penalties for breach included amercements, pillory and tumbrel. A 14th-century statute labelled forestallers as "oppressors of the poor...
- animals (of whom were used as: 3,141 horse carts, 1,970 ox carts, 2,318 tumbrels and 71 phaetons), but only 198 trucks and 33 automobiles/ambulances. As...
- August 2019. Trumble, Angus (12 August 2009). "The Tumbrel Diaries: Francesco Renaldi in Dacca". The Tumbrel Diaries. Retrieved 31 August 2019. Leppert, Richard;...
- before punishment was carried out. Another method of ducking was to use the tumbrel: a chair on two wheels with two long shafts fixed to joining axles. This...
- the 28 other Girondins. The next day, the convicted men were taken by tumbrel to the guillotine, singing La M****illaise as they travelled, and embracing...
- Grimaldi family. Sometimes known as Catherine Brignole She shared the tumbrel with André Chénier. "The History of Monaco to 1949". Princess Charlotte...