[wosh-bohl, wawsh-]
a large bowl or basin used for washing one's hands and face, small articles of clothing, etc.
Also called washbasin [wosh-bey-suhn, wawsh-] .

1520–30; wash + bowl1

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washbasin (ˈwɒʃˌbeɪsən)
1.  Also called: washbowl a basin or bowl for washing the face and hands
2.  Also: wash-hand basin a bathroom fixture with taps, used for washing the face and hands

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