|n.||1.||A cucking stool for the punishment of scolds.|
|2.||A rough cart.|
|3.||(Mil.) A cart or carriage with two wheels, which accompanies troops or artillery, to convey the tools of pioneers, cartridges, and the like.|
|4.||A kind of basket or cage of osiers, willows, or the like, to hold hay and other food for sheep.|
|Noun||1.||tumbrel - a farm dumpcart for carrying dung; carts of this type were used to carry prisoners to the guillotine during the French Revolution|
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.