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barstool

[bahr-stool] /ˈbɑrˌstul/
noun
1.
a stool or seat, usually high and having a round, cushioned top, of a type often used for seating customers at a bar.
Origin of barstool
bar1 + stool
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  • While Harry was drawing the beer I walked string straight to the jukebox, clicked in a quarter, and stalked back to the barstool.

    Cue for Quiet Thomas L. Sherred
Word Origin and History for barstool
n.

also bar-stool, bar stool, 1910, from bar (n.2) + stool.

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