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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumbrel, tumbrilnoun

    a farm dumpcart for carrying dung; carts of this type were used to carry prisoners to the guillotine during the French Revolution

Wiktionary

  1. tumbrilnoun

    A kind of medieval torture device, later associated with a cucking-stool.

    Etymology: From tumberel (in Anglo-Latin tumberellus), from tomber, tumber.

  2. tumbrilnoun

    A cart which opens at the back to release its load.

    Etymology: From tumberel (in Anglo-Latin tumberellus), from tomber, tumber.

  3. tumbrilnoun

    A cart used to carry condemned prisoners to their death, especially to the guillotine during the French Revolution.

    Etymology: From tumberel (in Anglo-Latin tumberellus), from tomber, tumber.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tumbrilnoun

    a cucking stool for the punishment of scolds

  2. Tumbrilnoun

    a rough cart

  3. Tumbrilnoun

    a cart or carriage with two wheels, which accompanies troops or artillery, to convey the tools of pioneers, cartridges, and the like

  4. Tumbrilnoun

    a kind of basket or cage of osiers, willows, or the like, to hold hay and other food for sheep

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. tumbril

    A covered cart for conveying ammunition and pioneers' tools.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. tumbril

    A covered cart on two wheels, for the carriage of ammunition, tools, etc., belonging to the artillery. The name obtained a melancholy celebrity from being applied to the carts which served to carry the unfortunate victims of the French revolution to the guillotine.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tumbril in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tumbril in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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