- a high headdress worn by women around 1700
- a chest of drawers
- a small, low table with drawers or cabinet spacealso commode table
- a movable washstand
- a kind of chair enclosing a chamber pot
- toilet (noun)
Origin of commodeFr, chest of drawers, origin, originally , convenient, suitable from Classical Latin commodus, suitable: see com- and mode
- A low cabinet or chest of drawers, often elaborately decorated and usually standing on legs or short feet.
- a. A movable stand or cupboard containing a washbowl.b. A chair enclosing a chamber pot.c. A toilet.
- A woman's ornate headdress, fashionable around 1700.
Origin of commodeFrench from commode convenient from Latin commodus ; see commodious .
1772 French commode with painted scenes on Sèvres porcelain by Martin Carlin (1730-1785)
From French commode.