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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 ?
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.
From where he sat he could reach the door of a washstand locker.
Razumov tottered to the washstand very alarmed about himself, drank some water and bathed his forehead.
"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!"
a carpet that had seen better days; a melancholy washstand in a
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.
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.
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.