cutty stool

cutty stool

noun Scot.
1.
a low stool.
2.
(formerly) a seat in churches where offenders against chastity, or other delinquents, received public rebuke.

Origin:
1765–75

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cutty stool
 
n
(formerly, in Scotland) the church seat on which an unchaste person sat while being harangued by the minister

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