Commode definition

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A low cabinet or chest of drawers, often elaborately decorated and usually standing on legs or short feet.
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A woman's ornate headdress, fashionable around 1700.
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A movable stand or cupboard containing a washbowl.
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A chair enclosing a chamber pot.
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A toilet.
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A high headdress worn by women around 1700
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A chest of drawers.
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A small, low table with drawers or cabinet space.
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A movable washstand.
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A kind of chair enclosing a chamber pot.
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A low chest of drawers on short legs.
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A stand for a washbowl and jug.
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A chair containing a chamber pot.
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(euphemistic) A toilet.
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(historical) A kind of woman's headdress, raising the hair and fore part of the cap to a great height.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
commode
Plural:
commodes

Origin of commode

  • French from commode convenient from Latin commodus commodious

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French commode.

    From Wiktionary