Meaning of “stool” in the English Dictionary

"stool" in British English

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stoolnoun [ C ]

uk /stuːl/ us /stuːl/

stool noun [ C ] (SEAT)

B2 a seat without any support for the back or arms:

a bar/kitchen/piano stool
a three-legged stool
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stool noun [ C ] (EXCRETION)

specialized medical a piece of solid waste from the body:

He told the doctor he had been passing bloody stools.

(Definition of “stool” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stool" in American English

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stoolnoun [ C ]

us /stul/

stool noun [ C ] (SEAT)

a seat without any support for the back or arms:

a piano stool
Sarah sat on a kitchen stool.

stool noun [ C ] (SOLID WASTE)

medical a piece of excrement

(Definition of “stool” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)