Monseigneur washed his fingers in the few drops of water that the Abbe poured out from the ewer.
The bowl had scallops around the edge, and the ewer was tall and slim.
On a near-by table stood a ewer of water; Constans fetched it and began moistening the bloodless lips.
He found an ewer and basin, and his ablutions refreshed and invigorated him.
Worn linoleum covered the floor, but there was no furniture save some benches and a deal table with a ewer and a basin upon it.
And she knelt down with ewer and basin and a napkin to wash the feet of the poor.
What, when the great Pope washes the feet of beggars, using his tiara for ewer?
When he had undressed, he dipped a towel into his ewer and rubbed himself all over.
Sundry presents were to accompany the crown—a bedstead, scarlet cloak, ewer, and basin.
And the ewer is said to be of gold, to express the dignity of the head.
early 14c., from Anglo-French *ewiere, Old French eviere "water pitcher," parallel form of aiguiere (Modern French aiguière), from fem. of Latin aquarius "of or for water," from aqua "water" (see aqua-).