Pronunciation: (ku-mōd'), [key]
1. a low cabinet or similar piece of furniture, often highly ornamental, containing drawers or shelves.
2. a stand or cupboard containing a chamber pot or washbasin.
3. toilet (def. 1).
4. a portable toilet, esp. one on a chairlike frame with wheels, as for an invalid.
5. an elaborate headdress consisting chiefly of a high framework decorated with lace, ribbons, etc., worn perched on top of the hair by women in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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