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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lave  \Lave\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Laved};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Laving}.]  [F.  laver,  L.  lavare  akin  to  luere  to  wash,  Gr 
  ?.  Cf  {Ablution},  {Deluge},  {Lavender},  {Lava},  {Lotion}.] 
  To  wash;  to  bathe;  as  to  lave  a  bruise. 
 
  His  feet  the  foremost  breakers  lave.  --Byron. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lave  \Lave\,  v.  i. 
  To  bathe;  to  wash  one's  self 
 
  In  her  chaste  current  oft  the  goddess  laves.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lave  \Lave\,  v.  t.  [OE.  laven.  See  {Lavish}.] 
  To  lade,  dip,  or  pour  out  [Obs.]  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lave  \Lave\,  n.  [AS.  l[=a]f  the  remainder,  what  is  left  ?.  See 
  {Leave}.] 
  The  remainder;  others  [Scot.]  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lave 
  v  :  cleanse  (one's  body)  with  soap  and  water  [syn:  {wash}] 




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