wash-hand basin

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wash-hand basin

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washhand basin

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(Furniture) another name for washbasin2
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wash-hand basin - a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression)wash-hand basin - a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression)
basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

wash-hand basin

[ˈwɒʃˌhændˌbeɪsn] Nlavabo m, lavamanos m inv, lavatorio m (S. Cone)

wash-hand basin

[ˈwɒʃhændˌbeɪsn] n (Brit) (old) → lavabo, lavandino
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The Emperor of Japan, on a steady old white horse stencilled with black spots, was twirling five wash-hand basins at once, as it is the favourite recreation of that monarch to do.
A luxuriously appointed room, it has a dressing room with built-in wardrobes that leads into the en suite with white twin wash-hand basins, a low-level WC and a large walk-in, step-free shower area.
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