Tymbal
Tymbal Tym"bal, n. [F. timbale, Sp. timbal; cf. atabal; probably of Arabic origin. Cf. {Atabal}, {Timbrel}.] A kind of kettledrum. [Written also {trimbal}.] [1913 Webster]

A tymbal's sound were better than my voice. --Prior. [1913 Webster]


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