cucking stoolcuck·ing stool
Historical a chair to which a person was fastened and exposed to public ridicule, or sometimes ducked in water, as a punishment
Origin of cucking stoolMiddle English coking-stole, literally , toilet seat from Middle English coken from Old Icelandic kuka, to defecate: the instrument was origin, originally made like a toilet seat to heighten the indignity
A chair formerly used to punish offenders, in which a person was tied and exposed to public derision or ducked in water.
Origin of cucking stoolMiddle English cukking stol from cukken to defecate of Scandinavian origin ; see kakka- in Indo-European roots.