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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Furniture
commodecom‧mode /kəˈməʊd $ -ˈmoʊd/ noun [countable]  1 DHFTOILETa piece of furniture shaped like a chair that can be used as a toilet2 DHFan old-fashioned piece of furniture with drawers or shelves3 TOILET American English a word meaning ‘toilet’ used by people who do not like saying ‘toilet’
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commodeSister Agnesey enquires if any progress has been made in acquiring commodes.There are five bathroom commodes for 400 girls.Attributed to Thomas Chippendale, commode, mahogany, 1766.The experience is sobering, a renewed effort has to be made to obtain commodes.Bedford sat down on the commode.Eline caught Joe around the waist and half-lifted, half-pulled him into place on the commode.
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