stoel

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch stoel, from Middle Dutch, from Old Dutch stuol, from Proto-Germanic *stōlaz.

Noun[edit]

stoel (plural stoele)

  1. chair
  2. stool

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from Old Dutch stuol, from Proto-Germanic *stōlaz. Presumably from the root of staan 'to stand', parallel to its Germanic cognates such as German Stuhl.

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Noun[edit]

stoel m (plural stoelen, diminutive stoeltje n)

  1. chair, sitting furniture, normally mobile and on four legs
  2. (hence) Any seat, from stool to throne; a dais
  3. The base, e.g. platform, on which something rests; something fixed on it, notably a workbench
  4. A place of residence, headquarters, powerbase
  5. (botany) stool, a type of stump
  6. (obsolete) confessional chair
  7. (obsolete) fecal stool
  8. (obsolete) todestool

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Verb[edit]

stoel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of stoelen
  2. imperative of stoelen

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