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washbowl

[ wosh-bohl, wawsh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃˌboʊl, ˈwɔʃ- /
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noun
a large bowl or basin used for washing one's hands and face, small articles of clothing, etc.
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Also called wash·ba·sin [wosh-bey-suhn, wawsh-]. /ˈwɒʃˌbeɪ sən, ˈwɔʃ-/.

Origin of washbowl

First recorded in 1520–30; wash + bowl1
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