birthstool

[ burth-stool ]
/ ˈbɜrθˌstul /

noun

a specially shaped seat formerly used in childbirth.

Nearby words

  1. birthrate,
  2. birthright,
  3. birthright citizenship,
  4. birthroot,
  5. birthstone,
  6. birthweight,
  7. birthwort,
  8. birthwort family,
  9. birtwhistle,
  10. birtwistle

Origin of birthstool

First recorded in 1620–30; birth + stool

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