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Etymology

From Old English stol (seat, throne). Confer Dutch stoel (chair), German Stuhl (chair), Iceland stóll (chair), Old Norse stoll (chair, seat), Gothic stols (throne). West Frisian stoel (chair) is pronounced exactly the same as its English counterpart.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
stool

Plural
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  1. A seat for one person without a back or armrest.
  2. A footstool.
  3. Feces; excrement.
    • 'Usage notes: 'The word stool is preferred to fæces and excrement in medical use.
  4. (archaic) A decoy.

Derived terms

Translations

a footstool

See translations at footstool

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