Commode

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Early model, Commode with drawers
More elaborate model, dating from the 1770s

A commode is a special piece of furniture. The word comes form the French word and means convenient. The commode developed from the chest. Commodes have drawers, so handling them is more convenient than handling a chest. Commodes have been in common usage since the 18th century.