A seat without arms or back, cushioned and stuffed: a high stool; -- so called from its resemblance to a drum.
a low stool in the shape of a drum
A stool or small seat that can also be used as a stand.
A low upholstered stool, originally used at court during the 17th and 18th centuries.
(From tabour, a small drum.) Low upholstered footstool, French, 18th century.