Stool

Definition of Stool

n.1.(Hort.) A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil.
v. i.1.(Agric.) To ramfy; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.
n.1.A single seat with three or four legs and without a back, made in various forms for various uses.
2.A seat used in evacuating the bowels; hence, an evacuation; a discharge from the bowels.
3.A stool pigeon, or decoy bird.
4.(Naut.) A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead-eyes of the backstays.
5.A bishop's seat or see; a bishop-stool.
6.A bench or form for resting the feet or the knees; a footstool; as, a kneeling stool.
7.Material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to.
Stool of a window
(Arch.) the flat piece upon which the window shuts down, and which corresponds to the sill of a door; in the United States, the narrow shelf fitted on the inside against the actual sill upon which the sash descends. This is called a window seat when broad and low enough to be used as a seat.
Stool of repentance
the cuttystool.
Stool pigeon
a pigeon used as a decoy to draw others within a net; hence, a person used as a decoy for others.

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