Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

De Timpano. cap. 142.

TImpanum is layde straight to ye trée in the one side: and is halfe a Ta∣ber, or halfe a Simphonie, & shapen as a s••e, and braten with a sticke, right as a Taber, as Isido. saith, and maketh the btter melodie if there be a pipe there∣with.