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  • Lovely, archaic and practically non-existent word for "seat of justice", but cognate with the normal Scandinavian word for "court (of justice)", for example the Swedish Supreme Court, Högsta domstolen "the highest doom-stool".

    November 7, 2008

  • This uses the (original) meaning of doom that means, essentially, "a deeming", incidentally.

    November 13, 2008

  • Sitting on the modern doomstool is not recommended.

    November 18, 2008