Definition of Faldstool

1. n. A folding stool, or portable seat, made to fold up in the manner of a camo stool. It was formerly placed in the choir for a bishop, when he offciated in any but his own cathedral church.



Definition of Faldstool

1. Noun. A portable, folding chair used by a bishop when away from his throne ¹

2. Noun. Any similar stool used in a divine service (such as a British coronation) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Faldstool

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Literary usage of Faldstool

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1. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris (1816)
"faldstool, on the left hand of the King's, at which she aW kneeled, whilst the choir sung a full anthem. After which, the archbishop said this prayer to the ..."

2. London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive Survey of by Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale (1815)
"... faldstool, on the left hand of the King's, at which she ala» kneeled, whilst the choir sung a full anthem. After which, the archbishop said this prayer ..."

3. Church and Chapel Architecture: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Andrew Trimen (1849)
"... examples of faldstool—Lectern—Pews—Organs—. Chest for alms—Crypt—Windows. HAVING noticed the several styles of ecclesiastical architecture which have ..."

4. Religious Ceremonies and Customs: Or, The Forms of Worship Practised by the by William Burder (1841)
"I*hen followeth the Litany, to he read by two Bishops, vested in Cop«, and kneeling at a faldstool above the Steps of the Theatre, on the middle of the Eint ..."

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