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joint-stool, join-stool, joined-stool (n.)  well-made stool [by a joiner] [also used in phrases of ridicule]
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2H4 II.iv.242 [Falstaff to Doll, of why Prince Harry loves Poins] 'a ... jumps upon joint-stools [i.e. type of boisterous game jumping over stools]
KL [Fool to imagined Gonerill] I took you for a joint-stool [i.e. excuse me for not seeing you]
RJ I.v.6 [First Servingman to Second Servingman] Away with the joint-stools
TS II.i.198 [Katherina to and of Petruchio] A joint-stool