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close-stool

Saltos de línea: close-stool

Definición de close-stool en inglés:

sustantivo

historical
A covered chamber pot enclosed in a wooden stool.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In order to make sure of this, the law requires that chamber pots and close-stools be made of gold or silver, and that these metals should be used for nothing else other than jewelry for slaves, thus decreasing its appeal.
  • People who have diarrhoea will often go to the close-stool.
  • He was thinking of King Henry VIII's black velvet close-stool studded with 2,000 gold nails.

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Pronunciación: ɪntəˈfjuːz
verb
join or mix (two or more things) together