close-stool (n.) Old form(s): close stoole, close-stoole
chamber pot enclosed in a stool, privy
AW V.ii.17[Clown to Parolles, of the letter] A paper from Fortune's close-stool
LLL V.ii.574[Costard to Nathaniel] Your lion, that holds his pole-axe sitting on a close-stool, will be given to Ajax
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