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close-stool

[klohz-stool, klohs-] /ˈkloʊzˌstul, ˈkloʊs-/
noun
1.
a stool having a seat with a hole, beneath which a chamber pot is placed.
Also called necessary stool.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for closestool

close-stool

/ˈkləʊsˌstuːl/
noun
1.
a wooden stool containing a covered chamber pot
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