close-stool


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close-stool

(ˈkləʊsˌstuːl)
n
(Furniture) a wooden stool containing a covered chamber pot
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By combining a close-stool and set of stairs the cabinetmaker of the example illustrated here produced a piece of furniture with two purposes, and practical even today.
Your lion that holds his pole-axe sitting on a close-stool will be given to Ajax" (5.