What does the word timbrel mean?

Usage examples for timbrel

  1. The fair equestrian turned away her head at these words; the nobleman watched her a moment, and dropped some coins into the timbrel. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. On the external frieze are represented in stucco the seven- branched candlestick, David's harp, and Miriam's timbrel. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare