Definition of TUMBREL


TUMBREL

punishment. A species of cart; according to Lord Coke,
a dung-cart.


2. This instrument, like the pillory, was used as a means of exposure;
and according to some authorities, it seems to have been synonymous with the
trebucket or ducking stool. 1 Chit. Cr. Law, 797; 3 Inst. 219; 12 Serg. &
Rawle, 220. Vide Com. Dig. h. t.; Burn~s Just. Pillory and Tumbrel.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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