from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A chamber pot enclosed in a stool or box; a commode.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A utensil to hold a chamber vessel, for the use of the sick and infirm. It is usually in the form of a box, with a seat and tight cover.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A seat for the sick or infirm, comprising a tight box with a close-fitting lid to contain a chamber-vessel.
close (“enclosed”) + stool (Wiktionary)