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washstand

[ wosh-stand, wawsh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃˌstænd, ˈwɔʃ- /
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noun
a piece of furniture holding a basin, pitcher, etc., for use in washing one's hands and face.
a stationary fixture having faucets with running water, for the same purpose.
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Origin of washstand

First recorded in 1820–30; wash + stand
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British Dictionary definitions for washstand

washstand
/ (ˈwɒʃˌstænd) /

noun
a piece of furniture designed to hold a basin, etc, for washing the face and hands
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