necessary stool

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Etymology[edit]

Likely formed under influence from necessarium (monastic latrine, outhouse, or lavatory) and necessary (outhouse; lavatory).

Noun[edit]

necessary stool (plural necessary stools)

  1. (euphemistic, obsolete) A stool or seat used for the "necessary" business of urination and defecation: a chamber pot or toilet.

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References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed. "necessary, adj. and n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 2003.