What does the word laver mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon