Millers, when they stole corn, were chastised by the tumbrel.
Picture to yourself a tumbrel of prisoners on their way to Lons-le-Saulnier.
Sometimes, when placed on a tumbrel, it was used for ducking.
I only thought of Marie Antoinette after the tumbrel went by.
A man condemned to death is listening to his confessor in the tumbrel.
It was on the Place de la Nation, on a tumbrel—going to the guillotine.
At Wootton Bassett there was a tumbrel, which, until within the last few years, was perfect.
When the ducking was accomplished, the tumbrel was drawn out of the water by the ropes.
Monseigneur de Belzunce sat upon the seat of the tumbrel laden with corpses, driven by a convict stained with every crime.
They had the right to erect gallows, pillory and tumbrel for the punishment of malefactors.