Definition of Commode

1. Noun. A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination.

Exact synonyms: Can, Crapper, Pot, Potty, Stool, Throne, Toilet
Group relationships: Bath, Bathroom, Bathroom, Can, John, Lav, Lavatory, Privy, Toilet
Specialized synonyms: Flushless Toilet, Flush Toilet, Lavatory, Potty Chair, Potty Seat
Generic synonyms: Plumbing Fixture
Terms within: Toilet Bowl, Toilet Seat
Derivative terms: Crap, Stool



2. Noun. A tall elegant chest of drawers.
Exact synonyms: Chiffonier
Generic synonyms: Bureau, Chest, Chest Of Drawers, Dresser
Terms within: Drawer

Definition of Commode

1. n. A kind of headdress formerly worn by ladies, raising the hair and fore part of the cap to a great height.

Definition of Commode

1. Noun. A low chest of drawers on short legs. ¹

2. Noun. A stand for a washbowl and jug. ¹

3. Noun. A chair containing a chamber pot. ¹

4. Noun. (euphemistic) A toilet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Commode

1. a cabinet [n -S] - See also: cabinet

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Literary usage of Commode

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1. Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne: Taken from Original Sources by John Ashton (1882)
"During the reign, their fashion and shape altered very much, as is noticed by Addison : ' There is not so variable a thing A commode. ..."

2. The Connoisseur by George Colman, Bonnell Thornton (1905)
"He achieved this with the sofa and chair and commode by bending the leg outwards, thus introducing into France what we know as the cabriole leg. ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"commode of Pine. With marquetry of brass, ebony, tortoise- shell» mother-of-pearl, ivory, ... commode ..."

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