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Ta"blet, n. Etym: [f. tablette, dim. of table. See table.]

1. A small table or flat surface.

2. A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint, draw, or Engrave; also, such a piece containing an inscription or a picture.

3. Hence, a small picture; a miniature. [obs.]

4. pl.

Defn: a kind of pocket memorandum book.

5. A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were formerly Worn as a preservative against the plague.

6. (pharm.)

Defn: a solid kind of electuary or confection, commonly made of dry Ingredients with sugar, and usually formed into little flat squares; -- called also lozenge, and troche, especially when of a round or Rounded form.

---excerpt from the Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Tablet - Probably a string of beads worn round the neck (Exodus 35:22; Numbers 31:50). In Isaiah 3:20 the Hebrew word means a perfume-box, as it is rendered in the Revised Category:Version.

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