1. A kind of headdress formerly worn by ladies, raising the hair and fore part of the cap to a great height.
Or under high commodes, with looks erect. --Granville.
2. A piece of furniture, so named according to temporary fashion; as: (a) A chest of drawers or a bureau. (b) A night stand with a compartment for holding a chamber vessel. (c) A kind of close stool. (d) A movable sink or stand for a wash bowl, with closet.
n 1: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination [syn: toilet,
can, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne]
2: a tall elegant chest of drawers [syn: chiffonier]