Stool



noun
1.
a single seat on legs or a pedestal and without arms or a back.
2.
a short, low support on which to stand, step, kneel, or rest the feet while sitting.
3.
Horticulture. the stump, base, or root of a plant from which propagative organs are produced, as shoots for layering.
4.
the base of a plant that annually produces new stems or shoots.
5.
a cluster of shoots or stems springing up from such a base or from any root, or a single shoot or layer.
6.
a bird fastened to a pole or perch and used as a decoy.
7.
an artificial duck or other bird, usually made from wood, used as a decoy by hunters.
8.
a privy.
9.
the fecal matter evacuated at each movement of the bowels.
10.
the sill of a window.
11.
a bishop’s seat considered as symbolic of his authority; see.
12.
the sacred chair of certain African chiefs, symbolic of their kingship.
verb (used without object)
13.
to put forth shoots from the base or root, as a plant; form a stool.
14.
Slang. to turn informer; serve as a stool pigeon.
Idioms
15.
fall between two stools, to fail, through hesitation or indecision, to select either of two alternatives.
noun
1.
a backless seat or footrest consisting of a small flat piece of wood, etc, resting on three or four legs, a pedestal, etc
2.
a rootstock or base of a plant, usually a woody plant, from which shoots, etc, are produced
3.
a cluster of shoots growing from such a base
4.
(mainly US) a decoy used in hunting
5.
waste matter evacuated from the bowels
6.
a lavatory seat
7.
(in W Africa, esp Ghana) a chief’s throne
8.
fall between two stools

to fail through vacillation between two alternatives
to be in an unsatisfactory situation through not belonging to either of two categories or groups

verb (intransitive)
9.
(of a plant) to send up shoots from the base of the stem, rootstock, etc
10.
to lure wildfowl with a decoy

stool (stōōl)
n.

A discharging of the bowels.

Evacuated fecal matter.

stood in bed
In addition to the idiom beginning with stool

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