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cutty stool

noun, Scot.
1.
a low stool.
2.
(formerly) a seat in churches where offenders against chastity, or other delinquents, received public rebuke.
Origin of cutty stool
1765-1775
First recorded in 1765-75
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British Dictionary definitions for cutty stool

cutty stool

noun
1.
(formerly, in Scotland) the church seat on which an unchaste person sat while being harangued by the minister
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