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milking stool

noun
  1. a low, usually three-legged stool with a flat seat in the shape of a half circle, used by a person when milking a cow.
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Origin of milking stool

First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples from the Web for milking stool

Historical Examples

  • I still had the milking-stool in my hand, but the cow no longer troubled me.

    They and I

    Jerome K. Jerome

  • “I have come across your milking-stool, I estimate, some thirteen times,” I told her.

    They and I

    Jerome K. Jerome

  • Come with me, and I'll give you the pail and the milking-stool.

  • Then he went to the milk-room and got the big milk pails and his milking-stool.

  • An overturned pail and milking-stool showed how and where death had surprised her.

    The Day of Wrath

    Louis Tracy


British Dictionary definitions for milking stool

milking stool

noun
  1. a low three-legged stool
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