from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A low cabinet or chest of drawers, often elaborately decorated and usually standing on legs or short feet.
- n. A movable stand or cupboard containing a washbowl.
- n. A chair enclosing a chamber pot.
- n. A toilet.
- n. A woman's ornate headdress, fashionable around 1700.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A low chest of drawers on short legs.
- n. A stand for a washbowl and jug.
- n. A chair containing a chamber pot.
- n. A toilet.
- n. A kind of woman's headdress, raising the hair and fore part of the cap to a great height.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of headdress formerly worn by ladies, raising the hair and fore part of the cap to a great height.
- n. A piece of furniture, so named according to temporary fashion.
- n. A chest of drawers or a bureau.
- n. A night stand with a compartment for holding a chamber vessel.
- n. A kind of close stool.
- n. A movable sink or stand for a wash bowl, with closet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Accommodating; obliging.
- n. A large and high head-dress, mounted on a frame of wire, covered with silk, lace, bows of ribbon, etc., worn about the end of the seventeenth century and the beginning of the eighteenth.
- n. Any piece of furniture containing drawers and shelves for holding clothes, handy articles, tools, etc.
- n. A small piece of furniture containing a chamber-pot below and a drawer and shelf above, and conveniently arranged in a bedroom for necessary purposes.
- n. A night-stool.
- n. A procuress; a bawd.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tall elegant chest of drawers
- n. a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
French, from commode, convenient, from Latin commodus; see commodious.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French commode. (Wiktionary)