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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]