What does stool mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stoolnoun

    a simple seat without a back or arms

  2. fecal matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, stool, ordure, dejectionnoun

    solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

  3. stoolnoun

    (forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings

  4. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throneverb

    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

  5. stoolverb

    lure with a stool, as of wild fowl

  6. stoolverb

    react to a decoy, of wildfowl

  7. stool, tillerverb

    grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers

  8. stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, makeverb

    have a bowel movement

    "The dog had made in the flower beds"


  1. stoolnoun

    A seat for one person without a back or armrest.

  2. stoolnoun

    A footstool.

  3. stoolnoun

    Feces; excrement.

  4. stoolnoun

    A decoy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stoolnoun

    a plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  2. Stoolverb

    to ramfy; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  3. Stoolnoun

    a single seat with three or four legs and without a back, made in various forms for various uses

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  4. Stoolnoun

    a seat used in evacuating the bowels; hence, an evacuation; a discharge from the bowels

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  5. Stoolnoun

    a stool pigeon, or decoy bird

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  6. Stoolnoun

    a small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead-eyes of the backstays

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  7. Stoolnoun

    a bishop's seat or see; a bishop-stool

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  8. Stoolnoun

    a bench or form for resting the feet or the knees; a footstool; as, a kneeling stool

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

  9. Stoolnoun

    material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to

    Etymology: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stool

    stōōl, n. a seat without a back: a low bench for the feet or for kneeling on: the seat used in evacuating the bowels: the act of evacuating the bowels, also that which is evacuated: a root of any kind from which sprouts shoot up: a portable piece of wood to which a pigeon is fastened as a decoy for wild birds.—n. Stool′-pi′geon, a decoy-pigeon: a gambler's decoy.—Stool of repentance, same as Cutty-stool (q.v.).—Fall between two stools, to lose both of two things between the choice of which one was hesitating. [A.S. stól, Ger. stuhl; cf. Ger. stellen, to place.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. stool

    A minor channel abaft the main channels, for the dead-eyes of the backstays. (See BACKSTAY-STOOLS.)

Editors Contribution

  1. stool

    A type of piece of furniture and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    He bought 2 new stools for the breakfast bar.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 3, 2015  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stool' in Nouns Frequency: #2793

Anagrams for stool »

  1. Loots

  2. Tools

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stool in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stool in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stool in a Sentence

  1. Robert Smith:

    New data also show very clearly that a substantial fraction of adults are not willing to undergo colonoscopy and thus recommendations to get a colonoscopy in this group will go unheeded, the data also show that many of these adults will accept stool testing, and thus achieving high rates of colorectal cancer screening in the practice setting requires providing at least the option for colonoscopy or, ideally, a high sensitivity FIT.

  2. Rachel Begun:

    Water is necessary for all body functions, including digestion. Eating more fiber is often recommended, but without enough water fiber can’t do its job. Water and fiber work together to push stool through the GI tract.

  3. Miko Kaihara:

    To each class we had to take our chair or stool along, we got our diploma in Poston, we were the first graduating class.

  4. Samir Gupta:

    Our suspicion is that patients selecting colonoscopy often do so because they value its high sensitivity for polyps and cancer, and don’t mind the invasiveness and inconvenience, and that patients selecting stool blood tests often do so because the test is more convenient.

  5. Tom Kallstrom:

    Neither party really has the background and training on mechanical ventilators that Lisa Shultis has, it's really a three-legged stool. You really need your doctor, nurse and respiratory therapist continually working together.

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    placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
    • A. impounding
    • B. liniment
    • C. defilement
    • D. squint-eye

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