Laving
Lave Lave (l[=a]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laved} (l[=a]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laving}.] [F. laver, L. lavare, akin to luere to wash, Gr. ?. Cf. {Ablution}, {Deluge}, {Lavender}, {Lava}, {Lotion}.] To wash; to bathe; as, to lave a bruise. [1913 Webster]

His feet the foremost breakers lave. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


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