stoelgang etymology

Dutch word stoelgang comes from Dutch gang, Dutch stoel

Detailed word origin of stoelgang

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gang Dutch (nld) Course. Gait, walk (person's manner of walking or stepping). Hallway, corridor. Journey. Passageway, alley.
stoel Dutch (nld) (botany) stool, a type of stump. (hence) Any seat, from stool to throne; a dais. (obsolete) confessional chair. (obsolete) fecal stool. (obsolete) todestool. A place of residence, headquarters, powerbase. The base, e.g. platform, on which something rests; something fixed on it, notably a workbench. Chair, sitting furniture, normally mobile and on four legs.
stoelgang Dutch (nld) One's stool, fecal discharge.

Words with the same origin as stoelgang

Descendants of gang
onovergankelijk overgankelijk overgankelijk werkwoord
Descendants of stoel
Heilige Stoel