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lave

1 [leyv]
verb (used with object), laved, laving.
1.
to wash; bathe.
2.
(of a river, sea, etc.) to flow along, against, or past; wash.
3.
Obsolete. to ladle; pour or dip with a ladle.
verb (used without object), laved, laving.
4.
Archaic. to bathe.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English laven, partly < Old French laver < Latin lavāre to wash; partly representing Old English lafian to pour water on, wash, itself perhaps < Latin lavāre

unlaved, adjective
unlaving, adjective
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lave (leɪv)
 
vb
an archaic word for wash
 
[Old English lafian, perhaps from Latin lavāre to wash]

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lave
O.E. gelafian "wash by pouring, pour (water)," possibly an early Eng. or W.Gmc. borrowing of L. lavare "to wash," or its O.Fr. descendant, laver. L. lavare is from PIE *lou- "to wash" (cf. L. luere "to wash," Gk. louein "to wash, bathe," O.Ir. loathar "basin," Bret. laouer "trough," O.E. leaþor
"lather").
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