- a low stool.
- (formerly) a seat in churches where offenders against chastity, or other delinquents, received public rebuke.
Origin of cutty stool
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Historical Examples of cutty stool
"If you and Dolly come over to us on Monday, you may put me on the cutty-stool if you like afterwards;" and with that he was gone.Tony Butler
Charles James Lever
In Scotland the ordeals of sitting on the repentance-stool or cutty-stool were most frequent.Curious Punishments of Bygone Days
Alice Morse Earle
- (formerly, in Scotland) the church seat on which an unchaste person sat while being harangued by the minister