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cucking stool

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noun cuck·ing stool \ˈkə-kiŋ-\

Definition of cucking stool

  1. :  a chair formerly used for punishing offenders (as dishonest tradesmen) by public exposure or ducking in water



Origin and Etymology of cucking stool

Middle English cucking stol, literally, defecating chair


First Known Use: 12th century


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