stool

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Noun[change]

Singular
stool

Plural
stools

A stool (1) with three legs
  1. (countable) A stool is a seat for one person that does not have a back or an armrest.
    The three men sat on the stools smoking cigarettes.
  2. (countable & uncountable); (medicine) A stool is a piece of feces.
    Stool samples revealed that the animals had eaten an abnormal amount of plastic.
  3. (countable) A stool is a plant that has been cut to its base to let it grow again.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
stool

Third-person singular
stools

Past tense
stooled

Past participle
stooled

Present participle
stooling

  1. (medicine) If a person or thing stools, it releases feces.
    It is common for babies to stool frequently during feeding.
  2. If a plant stools, it releases shoots from its roots.
  3. If a plant is stooled, it is cut down to its base to let it grow again.