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[bahr-stool] /ˈbɑrˌstul/
a stool or seat, usually high and having a round, cushioned top, of a type often used for seating customers at a bar.
Origin of barstool
bar1 + stool Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • barstool bets aside, the phenomenon is relatively new.
  • The interior features exposed-brick walls, ample barstool seating and hardwood booths.
  • They write the same way they would talk, as if they were explaining the subject in question to the guy on the next barstool.
  • Down range, set up a melon or a plastic one-gallon milk jug filled with red-colored water on a old barstool.
  • Instead he planted himself firmly on a barstool next to one of the guests, and never budged.
Word Origin and History for barstool

also bar-stool, bar stool, 1910, from bar (n.2) + stool.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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