washstand

noun wash·stand \ ˈwȯsh-ˌstand , ˈwäsh- \

Definition of washstand

1 :a stand holding articles needed for washing one's face and hands
2 :a washbowl permanently set in place and attached to water and drainpipes

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First Known Use of washstand

1789


WASHSTAND Defined for English Language Learners

washstand

noun

Definition of washstand for English Language Learners

  • : a small table used especially in the past in a bedroom to hold the things you need for washing your face and hands


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