The officious housewife fetched a joint-stool, first clearing it from dust, whilst her husband added a billet to the heap.
A man of business never wants a counter if he can meet with a joint-stool.
During that term he was to be the property of his master, and as much a commodity of bargain and sale as an ox, or a joint-stool.
Sir Oliver groped his way to a joint-stool, and sat down upon it, sick and white.
I shouldn't have had a joint-stool to sit down on, if it hadn't been for that.