Definitions of stool

  1. To ramify; to send out suckers. Stool of repentance, in Scotland, an elevated seat in the church, on which persons formerly sat, during service, as a punishment for fornication and adultery.
  2. To ramify; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.
  3. grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
  4. react to a decoy, of wildfowl
  5. ( forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings
  6. A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil.
  7. To ramfy; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.
  8. A single seat with three or four legs and without a back, made in various forms for various uses.
  9. A seat used in evacuating the bowels; hence, an evacuation; a discharge from the bowels.
  10. A stool pigeon, or decoy bird.
  11. A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead- eyes of the backstays.
  12. A bishop's seat or see; a bishop- stool.
  13. A bench or form for resting the feet or the knees; a footstool; as, a kneeling stool.
  14. Material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to.
  15. To send out suckers.
  16. a simple seat without a back or arms
  17. A seat without a back, intended for one person; an emptying of the bowels; a pole to which a bird, as a pigeon, is fastened to entice other birds within range: stool pigeon, a pigeon, used as a decoy; a person used to entice others into a snare; a police spy.
  18. A seat without a back: the seat used in evacuating the bowels: the act of evacuating the bowels.
  19. Seat without a back, for one person.
  20. A backless seat for one person; any low support.
  21. A seat without a back; a little form with three or four legs as a seat for one person; a seat used in evacuating the bowels; an evacuation; a sucker.
  22. A small seat without a back; a little form; the seat for evacuating the bowels; the act itself; the evacuations of the bowels.
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