Definition of Tumbrels

1. Noun. (plural of tumbrel) ¹



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Definition of Tumbrels

1. tumbrel [n] - See also: tumbrel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumbrels

tumblerful
tumblerfuls
tumblers
tumblersful
tumbles
tumbleset
tumblesets
tumbleth
tumbleweed
tumbleweed moment
tumbleweeds
tumbling
tumbling mill
tumblings
tumbrel
tumbrels (current term)
tumbril
tumbrils
tumbu dermal myiasis
tumchaite
tumefacient
tumefaction
tumefactions
tumefied
tumefies
tumefy
tumefying
tumentia
tumeric
tumeric yellow

Literary usage of Tumbrels

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1. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1825)
"The Russian cannon and carriages have inscriptions on them in Russian characters, and their colour, as well as that of the tumbrels, is bright green. ..."

2. The Personal Adventures and Experiences of a Magistrate During the Rise by Mark Thornhill (1884)
"In military phraseology these carriages were termed tumbrels. ... The guns and tumbrels were followed by a number of two-wheeled carts, each drawn by a pair ..."

3. Annals of Ulster: From 1790 to 1798 by Samuel McSkimin, Elizabeth J. McCrum (1906)
"She yoked them to the tumbrels, and drew them in under cover of the garden wall, which having secured of herself, with the help of a brave artilleryman who ..."

4. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1866)
"The procession was closed by tumbrels laden by sceptres, crowns, coats of arms, and tapestry sprinkled with fleurs de lis. The procession passed along the ..."

5. Memoirs of Barras, Member of the Directorate by Paul Barras, George Duruy (1895)
"On the tumbrels reaching the Place de la Revolution, Danton being reserved as the last victim, his companions in misfortune bowed their heads in tender pity ..."

6. Memoirs of Barras, Member of the Directorate by Paul Barras, George Duruy (1895)
"On the tumbrels reaching the Place de la Revolution, Danton being reserved as the last victim, his companions in misfortune bowed their heads in tender pity ..."

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