Associations to the word «Stool»


STOOL, noun. A seat for one person without a back or armrest.
STOOL, noun. A footstool.
STOOL, noun. (chiefly medicine) Feces; excrement.
STOOL, noun. (archaic) A decoy.
STOOL, noun. (now chiefly dialectal) (Scotland) A seat; a seat with a back; a chair.
STOOL, noun. (now chiefly dialectal) (Scotland) (literally and figuratively) Throne.
STOOL, noun. (obsolete) A seat used in evacuating the bowels; a toilet.
STOOL, noun. (nautical) A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead-eyes of the backstays.
STOOL, noun. (US) (dialect) Material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to.
STOOL, noun. A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil.
STOOL, verb. (agriculture) To ramify; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.
STOOL PIGEON, noun. (slang) A decoy or an informer, especially one who is a spy for the police.
STOOL PIGEONS, noun. Plural of stool pigeon
STOOL SOFTENER, noun. Any medication used to introduce water and/or fat to the contents of the patient's intestines, making those contents more likely to pass out in the feces.
STOOL SOFTENERS, noun. Plural of stool softener

Dictionary definition

STOOL, noun. A simple seat without a back or arms.
STOOL, noun. Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels.
STOOL, noun. (forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings.
STOOL, noun. A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination.
STOOL, verb. Lure with a stool, as of wild fowl.
STOOL, verb. React to a decoy, of wildfowl.
STOOL, verb. Grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers.
STOOL, verb. Have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds".

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