from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A stool, often with folding steps attached, on which one stands to reach high objects.

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  • noun A stool of various designs that may have one or more steps that fold away underneath the seat when not in use.

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  • noun a stool that has one or two steps that fold under the seat


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