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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.]
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.
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