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Noun: stool  stoo(-u)l
  1. A simple seat without a back or arms
  2. Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
    - fecal matter [N. Amer], faecal matter [Brit, Cdn], feces [N. Amer], faeces [Brit, Cdn], BM, ordure, dejection
  3. (forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings
  4. A decoy bird used in hunting
  5. [archaic] A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    - toilet, can [N. Amer, informal], commode [N. Amer], pot [informal], potty [informal], throne [informal], loo [Brit, informal]
Verb: stool  stoo(-u)l
  1. Lure with a stool, as of wild fowl
  2. React to a decoy, of wildfowl
  3. Grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
    - tiller
  4. Have a bowel movement
    - defecate, ca-ca [N. Amer, informal], make [informal], defaecate [Brit, rare], poop [N. Amer, informal]

Derived forms: stooled, stooling, stools

Type of: acquire, body waste, develop, egest, eliminate, entice, excrement, excreta, excrete, excretion, excretory product, get, grow, lure, pass, plumbing fixture, produce, react, reply, respond, seat, stump, tempt, tree stump

Part of: bathroom, bog [Brit, informal], can [N. Amer, informal], closet [archaic], jacks [Ireland, informal], john [informal], lav [informal], lavatory, loo [Brit, informal], toilet, W.C. [Brit], water closet [Brit, archaic]

Encyclopedia: Stool