cutty stool


chiefly Scotland : a low stool
: a seat in a Scottish church where offenders formerly sat for public rebuke

Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of cutty stool was in 1820

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Cite this Entry

“Cutty stool.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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