- a stool having a seat with a hole, beneath which a chamber pot is placed.
Origin of close-stool
Examples from the Web for close-stool
Historical Examples of close-stool
For in Spanish, services is a polite word for a close-stool.Pablo de Segovia, the Spanish Sharper
Francisco de Quevedo
Thou art private with the duke; thou belongest to his close-stool.The Works of John Marston
I have none of their arms anywhere but in this backside, near my close-stool.
For that reason they told us she never visited a close-stool but by proxy.
She, that was the cleanliest creature in the world, never shrank now if you set a close-stool under her nose.The History of John Bull
- a wooden stool containing a covered chamber pot