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  • n. Plural form of campstool.


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  • On longer trips Bergh has been known to take along campstools and folding tables.

    From Sea To Shining Sea

  • As Kirk sat down on one of the campstools, he thought about what his companion had told him.

    In the Name of Honor

  • She was sitting on one of the campstools in Earl Kestrel's tent, scrubbing the black from her bare feet with a boar-bristle brush, when Elation's shrill cry announced that Lady Elise was coming, accompanied by Ninette.

    Through Wolfs Eyes

  • Now her two Julias had moved their campstools down to where the other girls sat unsupervised — where were their mothers?

    The First Man in Rome

  • By the time he halted on the street above its steep slope of tired winter grass, the Julian ladies were settling themselves upon campstools, and a sturdy Thracian-looking fellow who had led their slave escort was busy erecting an open-fronted tent of hide to shelter his mistress from the rain, marginally heavier.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Old men by the hundreds, many in heavy gray uniforms and long whiskers, sat on campstools and cots, benches and wooden stumps, smoking and talk­ing and spitting into the early evening gloom.

    Prayers To Broken Stones

  • A narrow ditch led to a plaza six feet square, where a half dozen men, in fine weather, could sit on campstools.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade

  • Opposite to them, on two campstools, sat a young bridling mother of fifty, with her old hard daughter of sixteen or so.

    Living Alone

  • Whether or not this number was approximately correct I do not know, but seats and aisles in the great hall were densely packed, and gentlemen in evening dress came with campstools under their arms, in the hope of finding an opportunity to place them, during a lull in the programme, where they might rest for a moment.

    A belle of the fifties : memoirs of Mrs. Clay, of Alabama, covering social and political life in Washington and the South, 1853-66,

  • "Homes," and a few wicker chairs or campstools were placed in them.

    Patty's Butterfly Days


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