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stepstool

[step-stool] /ˈstɛpˌstul/
noun
1.
a low set of hinged steps, often folding into or under a stool, used typically in a kitchen for reaching high shelves.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; step + stool
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  • Use a stepstool or ladder for reaching anything above shoulder level.

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