washstand


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wash·stand

 (wŏsh′stănd′, wôsh′-)
n.
1. A stand designed to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing.
2. A stationary bathroom sink.
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washstand

(ˈwɒʃˌstænd)
n
(Furniture) a piece of furniture designed to hold a basin, etc, for washing the face and hands
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wash•stand

(ˈwɒʃˌstænd, ˈwɔʃ-)

n.
1. a piece of furniture holding a basin, pitcher, etc., for use in washing one's hands and face.
2. a stationary fixture having faucets with running water, for the same purpose.
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.washstand - furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British termwashstand - furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
2.washstand - a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipewashstand - a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"
sink - plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
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Translations

washstand

[ˈwɒʃstænd] Nlavabo m, lavamanos m inv
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

washstand

[ˈwɒʃstænd] ntable f de toilettewash-wipe [ˈwɒʃwaɪp] n (on windscreen)lave-glace m inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

washstand

[ˈwɒʃˌstænd] nlavamano m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

washstand

n. lavabo, lavamanos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
There was a large wooden bedstead on which was a billowing red eiderdown, and there was a large wardrobe, a round table, a very small washstand, and two stuffed chairs covered with red rep.
Left alone, after putting his manuscripts together in the new portfolio bought by her, he washed his hands at the new washstand with the elegant fittings, that had all made their appearance with her.
Her mirror was a Puss-in-Boots, of which there are now only three, unchipped, known to fairy dealers; the washstand was Pie-crust and reversible, the chest of drawers an authentic Charming the Sixth, and the carpet and rugs the best
The room contained a small bed, neatly made, two straight-backed chairs, a washstand, a bureau--without any mirror--and a small table.
You go there, enter the great door, get a bow graduated to your style and clothes from the gorgeous portier, and a bath ticket and an insult from the frowsy woman for a quarter; she strikes a bell and a serving-man conducts you down a long hall and shuts you into a commodious room which has a washstand, a mirror, a bootjack, and a sofa in it, and there you undress at your leisure.
I've tacked up two thick towels back of her washstand and put a mat under her slop-jar; but children are awful hard on furniture.
a carpet that had seen better days; a melancholy washstand in a
"Oh, Marilla," exclaimed Anne, flying to the washstand. "Five minutes ago I was so miserable I was wishing I'd never been born and now I wouldn't change places with an angel!"
It was then that she saw, pinned up over the washstand, a sheet of paper on which was scrawled an enormous note of interrogation.
The short jacket and the low, round hat he assumed in a sort of curtained alcove containing a washstand, a row of wooden pegs and a shelf, brought out wonderfully the length of his grave, brown face.
I was spared the trouble of answering, for Bessie seemed in too great a hurry to listen to explanations; she hauled me to the washstand, inflicted a merciless, but happily brief scrub on my face and hands with soap, water, and a coarse towel; disciplined my head with a bristly brush, denuded me of my pinafore, and then hurrying me to the top of the stairs, bid me go down directly, as I was wanted in the breakfast-room.
Again, the arrival of the strangers made it obvious to Rachel, as the hour of dinner approached, that she must change her dress; and the ringing of the great bell found her sitting on the edge of her berth in such a position that the little glass above the washstand reflected her head and shoulders.