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How to use tumbrel in a sentence

You may see many such crowding round the guillotine or the tumbrel in pictures of the French Revolution.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
There were some thirty men in this tumbrel, whose sole crime was foolish exaltation of thought and threatening language.
THE COMPANIONS OF JEHUALEXANDRE DUMAS, PRE
In some places, millers, if detected stealing corn, were placed in the tumbrel.
BYGONE PUNISHMENTSWILLIAM ANDREWS
Her body bounded at every jolt of the tumbrel like a dead or broken thing; her gaze was dull and imbecile.
NOTRE-DAME DE PARISVICTOR HUGO
An inquisition held in 1383 discloses two markets, a merchant gild, pillory and tumbrel.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Millers, when they stole corn, were chastised by the tumbrel.
TEN THOUSAND WONDERFUL THINGSEDMUND FILLINGHAM KING
Picture to yourself a tumbrel of prisoners on their way to Lons-le-Saulnier.
THE COMPANIONS OF JEHUALEXANDRE DUMAS, PRE
Sometimes, when placed on a tumbrel, it was used for ducking.
CURIOUS PUNISHMENTS OF BYGONE DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
Another hurdle was brought forward, and Demdike advanced to the tumbrel.
THE LANCASHIRE WITCHESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
The instruments most in vogue with our ancestors were three—the cucking-stool, the brank, and the tumbrel.
TEN THOUSAND WONDERFUL THINGSEDMUND FILLINGHAM KING

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