closestool

noun
close·​stool | \ ˈklōs-ˌstül How to pronounce closestool (audio) \

Definition of closestool

: a stool holding a chamber pot

First Known Use of closestool

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Closestool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/closestool. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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