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[kamp-stool] /ˈkæmpˌstul/
a lightweight folding stool, especially for use in camping.
Origin of campstool
1855-60; camp1 + stool Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Colonel Rockingham drew up his campstool, wiped off his specs, and looked at the things on the table.

  • Janice laughed again, and drew her campstool to the old lady's side.

    Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • Rivière placed the campstool for her, and watched her in silence as she plied her pencil with swift, decisive lines.

    Swirling Waters Max Rittenberg
  • Janice secured a campstool and sat down near the rail to look off over the water.

    Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • Major Kosuth, from a campstool a few yards behind his friend, watched with somewhat languid interest.

    Peter Ruff and the Double Four E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • D'Alcacer, uncomfortable on a campstool, sat stiff and stared at the glass stopper of a carafe.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • Ganimard was fishing at the same place, seated on a campstool.

  • When they got on at the Piazzetta, they hailed him with joy, and bade him bring his campstool to the bow, where they usually sat.

    Ragna Anna Miller Costantini
  • Accordingly she set her campstool not far away from him, and began her sketching in a vigorous, characteristic fashion.

    Swirling Waters Max Rittenberg
  • An apprentice named Dunn was then ordered to fetch paper and campstool out of the cabin.

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