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You may see many such crowding round the guillotine or the tumbrel in pictures of the French Revolution.

There were some thirty men in this tumbrel, whose sole crime was foolish exaltation of thought and threatening language.

In some places, millers, if detected stealing corn, were placed in the tumbrel.

Her body bounded at every jolt of the tumbrel like a dead or broken thing; her gaze was dull and imbecile.

An inquisition held in 1383 discloses two markets, a merchant gild, pillory and tumbrel.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tumbrel, such as: rickshaw, truck, wagon, barrow, buggy, and dolly.

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