Meaning of faldstool
Pronunciation: (fôld'stl"), [key]
- a chair or seat, originally one capable of being folded, used by a bishop or other prelate when officiating in his own church away from his throne or in a church not his own.
- a movable folding stool or desk at which worshipers kneel during certain acts of devotion.
- such a stool placed at the south side of the altar, at which the kings or queens of England kneel at their coronation.
- a desk at which the litany is said or sung.