commode

  1. a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  2. a tall elegant chest of drawers

commode

In the late 17th and early 18th centuries, the French name for a low chest of drawers. The word gradually came to describe any low cupboard or chest which was of a decorative French pattern.

Commode

A small portable toilet.

Commode

Com·mode' noun [ French commode , from commode convenient, Latin commodus ; com- + modus measure, mode. See Mode .] 1. A kind of headdress formerly worn by ladies, raising the hair and fore part of the cap to a great height. « Or under high
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commode

crapper noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
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Commode

• (n.) A kind of close stool. • (n.) A night stand with a compartment for holding a chamber vessel. • (n.) A movable sink or stand for a wash bowl, with closet. • (n.) A piece of furniture, so named according to temporary fashion • (n.) A kind of headdress formerly worn by ladies, raising the hair and fore part of the cap t...
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commode

in dress, wire framework that was worn ( 1690–1710 in France and England) on the head to hold in position a topknot made of ribbon, starched linen, ...
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commode

type of furniture resembling the English chest of drawers, in use in France in the late 17th century. Most commodes had marble tops, and some were ... [3 related articles]
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Commode

A small, low chest with doors or drawers, many traditionally styled nightstands are referred to as commodes.
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COMMODE

An arcahic style of toilet. 'A box-like structure holding a chamber pot under an open seat.' Sometimes slang for 'toilet'.
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Commode

A commode is an occasional table supported by a cupboard, sometimes also with drawers. They were very popular in the 18th century. The term is also applied to a bedside cupboard.
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Commode

A commode was a lady's head-dress in use at the time of William and Mary, and consisting of a wire frame two or three stories high covered with tiffany or other thin silks.
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commode

In the late 17th and early 18th centuries, the French name for a low chest of drawers. The word gradually came to describe any low cupboard or chest which was of a decorative French pattern.
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Commode

A commode, commode with legs, or commode on legs is any of several pieces of furniture. The word commode comes from the French word for `convenient` or `suitable`, which in turn comes from the Latin adjective commodus, with similar meanings. == History and types == Originally, in French furniture, a commode introduced about 1700 meant a low ca...
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Commode

Low chest of drawers or cupboard; originally referred to a nightstand that concealed a chamber pot.
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commode

A low chest of drawers, usually with short legs, intended to be set against a wall.
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Commode

French word for a low chest of drawers, often with a bowed front; in Victorian times, it referred to a nightstand that concealed a chamber pot.
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