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A commode is any of several pieces of furniture. The word commode comes from the French word for "convenient" or "suitable", which in turn comes from the Latin adjective commodus...

A Way with Words | Toilet vs. Commode

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Dec 1, 2012 ... Why do some folks call the toilet a commode? At one point in history, the commode was a piece of furniture you'd put a chamberpot in. Today ...

World Toilet Day Raises Sanitation Awareness - TIME

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Nov 19, 2009 ... A Brief History of Toilets ... John Thain's $35,000 "commode on legs" (technically a table, not a toilet) ... It's unclear who first invented the toilet.

Commode | Definition of Commode by Merriam-Webster

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Define commode: a low piece of furniture with drawers or sometimes a door and ... Examples: commode in a sentence .... The History of 'Bull' and 'Bear' Markets.

commode - Wordorigins.org

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Jan 31, 2009 ... Comedians have been having some fun over a couple of recent scandals where people have purchased antique commodes for many ...

History of the Flush Toilet - Toiletology 101

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The Porcelain God · Clean & Decent · Ancient History of the Toilet ... History of Church Toilet Seats · History of Pressalit Toilet Seats · The Evolution of the Toilet

Who invented the flush toilet? - Ask History - History.com

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May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...

A Brief History of the Toilet [Slide Show] - Scientific American

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Aug 18, 2011 ... Forget about skyscrapers, protected harbors or capital markets. The lowly toilet is key to what makes modern cities possible.

The History of the Toilet - Old-House Online

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6. A timeline of the toilet's evolution can help you make the right selection for your old house.

The History of Toilets - Inventors - About.com

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The first first flush toilet was invented in 1775. ... King Minos of Crete had the first flushing water closet recorded in history and that was over 2800 years ago.

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commode | furniture | Britannica.com

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Most commodes had marble tops, and some were fitted with pairs of doors. ... André-Charles Boulle was among the first to make commodes. ... Article History.

Commode | Define Commode at Dictionary.com

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Historical Examples. A candle was burning behind the headboard on a table, and another on a commode near the door. Honoré de Balzac Albert Keim and ...

A History of Toilets - A World History Encyclopedia

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Thomas Crapper did not invent the flushing toilet. That is a Historical Myth. However flushing toilets were a luxury at first and they did not become common till the ...