A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STOOL

Sun, 17 Apr '22
Comedian's stage prop
Mon, 13 Dec '21
Where to sit for the bar?
Thu, 23 Sep '21
Part of a bar line
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Piece of pub furniture
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Seat at a counter
Wed, 3 Feb '21
Seat at a counter, maybe