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Synonyms for tuffet

a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person

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Caroline Fishpool led an activity day at Stirley Community Farm which involved making tuffets from wool from her own sheep.
She explains how she was fascinated to find in them common ground between different cultures - but also subtle differences in rhymes so old that they have no known author (Little Miss Tuffet being a prime example).
The stool, Tuffet, 2009, is just as fragile, and three more works made of eggshells from the same year are equally incongruous: Fist and Point, a clenched fist and a faceted arrowhead, are aggressive tools that would shatter harmlessly if you used them as such; while Bather, though the title may conjure Cezanne, is immediately recognizable as a copy of the Venus of Willendorf, a Paleolithic limestone figure famous for its massive sense of weight despite its four-inch height.
Recognised by the storytellers as a tuffet, like the one sat upon by Miss Muffet, I was able to relate my own little story at this point--that I used to sit on it as a tiny child, leaning my back on the arm of my mother's fireside chair as I watched Muffin the Mule on TV in a curtained room, even in daylight.
Little Miss Muffet Sat on a tuffet Eating her curds and whey There came a big spider Who sat down beside her And frightened Miss Muffet away.
Little Ms Muffet sat on a tuffet, eating her fairtrade tofu.
Some longer examples: shift the letters of CHEER seven positions forward, and the result is JOLLY; shift the letters of STEEDS just one position forward, and TUFFET results; and the longest example Dmitri offered, shift ABJURER thirteen positions forward, and NOWHERE is the result.
Jonny Tuffet kept his place in the Firhill goal and was soon called into action.
These from Tom Aitchison of Annan: Auld Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard To get her wee dug a bone When she got there The cupboard was bare So she applied for a crisis loan Wee Senga Moffat sat ona tuffet Eating her deep-fried Mars Along came a Weegie Who said:'Will ye feed me?
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Host Chris Tarrant asked the contestants to put four words - whey, tuffet, spider and curd - in the order they appear in Little Miss Muffet.