from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A usually high stool with a cushioned seat, used chiefly as seating for patrons at a bar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A relatively high stool without a footrest or a back, found in bars.


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