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

  • n. A low stool for supporting the feet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A low stool for supporting the feet while seated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A low stool to support the feet of one when sitting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stool, usually small and low, to rest the feet upon while sitting; by extension, anything serving for the same use.
  • n. Figuratively, a person or thing that is trodden upon or oppressed; hence, one who is an abject thrall, dependent, or tool.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person


foot +‎ stool (Wiktionary)



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