A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint,
draw, or engrave; also, such a piece containing an inscription or a
Hence, a small picture; a miniature.
A kind of pocket memorandum book.
A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were
formerly worn as a preservative against the plague.
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.