closestool

noun

close·​stool ˈklōs-ˌstül How to pronounce closestool (audio)
: a stool holding a chamber pot

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of closestool was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Closestool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/closestool. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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