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noun Scot.
a low stool.
(formerly) a seat in churches where offenders against chastity, or other delinquents, received public rebuke.
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Origin of cutty stool

First recorded in 1765–75
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cutty stool

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