Right of the tabouret
Tabouret Tab"ou*ret, n. [F., dim. of OF. tabor, tabour, drum. See {Tabor}.] 1. Same as {Taboret}. [1913 Webster]

2. A seat without arms or back, cushioned and stuffed: a high stool; -- so called from its resemblance to a drum. [1913 Webster]

3. An embroidery frame. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

{Right of the tabouret}, the privilege of sitting on a tabouret in the presence of the severeign, formerly granted to certain ladies of high rank at the French court. [1913 Webster]


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