Part of speech: noun

A large basin to wash in.

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Usage examples "laver":

  1. The kindly old priest on guard smiled as he sprinkled them with the purifying salt water out of the brazen laver. - "A Victor of Salamis", William Stearns Davis.
  2. Blessing the world he came, and the bars of vapor beneath him 930 Gleamed like a grate of brass, and the sea at his feet was a laver! - "Narrative and Lyric Poems (first series) for use in the Lower School", O. J. Stevenson.
  3. God of his infinite mercy has provided a laver of love and of justice, a painful laver indeed, to purify this soul. - "The Autobiography of Madame Guyon", Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon.