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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 ...

commode | furniture | Britannica.com

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Most commodes had marble tops, and some were fitted with pairs of doors. André -Charles. ... Read; View All Media (5) · View History; Edit; Feedback. Alternative ...

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 ...

The Long, Unglamorous History of the Toilet - Gizmodo

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Aug 27, 2010 ... Nobody is entirely sure who first had the privilege of sitting on a toilet. Evidence of advanced plumbing systems in the ancient world abounds, ...

A History of Toilets - Localhistories.org

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF TOILETS ... Toilet seats were made of limestone. Poor people ... After using the toilet people wiped their behinds with a sponge on a stick.

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 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.

Toilet History - read about the history of flushing toilets

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The History of the Flush Toilet By: Maureen K. Francis. We have received written permission from Ms. Maureen Francis to republish this educational paper.

French Furniture in the Eighteenth Century: Case Furniture | Essay ...

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Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History ... The first pair of commodes was made in 1708 by André-Charles Boulle (1642–1732) for the bedchamber of Louis XIV at the ...

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World Toilet Day Raises Sanitation Awareness - TIME

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Nov 19, 2009 ... A Brief History of Toilets. By Claire Suddath ... A young girl sits on a ceramic pot while toilet-training ... It's unclear who first invented the toilet.

Who invented the flush toilet? - Ask History

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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...

History of the Flush Toilet - Toiletology 101

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