- a block of stone formerly used to aid a person when mounting a horse
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The word scamillus is a diminutive of scamnum, a mounting-block or bench.Ten Books on Architecture
He aided her to her feet, untied the horses, and offered her his hand for a mounting-block.What Will People Say?
Seeing the Monk standing on his mounting-block, he asked: "What is this good Father saying?"The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche