Definitions for faldstoolˈfɔldˌstul
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a chair or seat used by bishops away from their thrones.
a folding stool or desk used by worshipers.
a stool used by sovereigns of England at their coronations.
Origin of faldstool:
1595–1605; < ML faldistolium < WGmc *faldistōl; see fold1, stool
A portable, folding chair used by a bishop when away from his throne
Any similar stool used in a divine service (such as a British coronation)
a folding stool, or portable seat, made to fold up in the manner of a camo stool. It was formerly placed in the choir for a bishop, when he offciated in any but his own cathedral church