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campstool

[ kamp-stool ]

noun

  1. a lightweight folding stool, especially for use in camping. camp.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of campstool1

First recorded in 1855–60; camp 1 + stool

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Example Sentences

It made him stagger, and, snatching up the heavy campstool on which he had been sitting, Stanton struck Max with it on the head.

Monsieur Coligny stepped slowly towards the table, drew a campstool near, and sat down upon it.

"Some of us had better go out there," hinted Lieutenant Prescott, rising from the campstool that he had brought out from his tent.

Major Kosuth, from a campstool a few yards behind his friend, watched with somewhat languid interest.

He sat silently on a campstool below the knoll, with head bowed and elbows on his knees.

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