Definitions for: Stool

[n] a simple seat without a back or arms
[n] a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
[n] solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
[v] grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
[v] react to a decoy, of wildfowl
[v] lure with a stool, as of wild fowl

Webster (1913) Definition: Stool, n. [L. stolo. See Stolon.] (Hort.)
A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its
branches into the soil. --P. Henderson.

Stool, v. i. (Agric.)
To ramfy; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers. --R. D.

Stool, n. [AS. st[=o]l a seat; akin to OFries. & OS.
st[=o]l, D. stoel, G. stuhl, OHG. stuol, Icel. st[=o]ll, Sw.
& Dan. stol, Goth. st[=o]ls, Lith. stalas a table, Russ.
stol'; from the root of E. stand. [root]163. See Stand, and
cf. Fauteuil.]
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. [U. S.]

4. (Naut.) A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the
dead-eyes of the backstays. --Totten.

5. A bishop's seat or see; a bishop-stool. --J. P. Peters.

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. [Local, U.S.]

Stool of a window, or Window stool (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. [Scot.]

Stool pigeon, a pigeon used as a decoy to draw others
within a net; hence, a person used as a decoy for others.

Synonyms: BM, can, commode, crapper, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, pot, potty, throne, tiller, toilet

See Also: acquire, bath, bathroom, body waste, campstool, crap, cutty stool, develop, dirt, dog do, dog shit, dog turd, doggy do, droppings, dung, entice, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product, flush toilet, flushless toilet, footrest, footstool, get, grow, john, lav, lavatory, lure, meconium, melaena, melena, milking stool, muck, music stool, ottoman, piano stool, plumbing fixture, poop, potty chair, potty seat, privy, produce, react, respond, seat, shit, shite, step stool, taboret, tabouret, tempt, toilet bowl, toilet seat, turd

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