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Verb: lave  leyv
  1. (of a liquid, esp. water) flow against
    "the waves laved the shore";
    - lap, wash
     
  2. Cleanse (one's body) with soap and water
    - wash
     
  3. Wash one's face and hands
    - wash up [N. Amer]

Derived forms: laved, laving, laves

Type of: clean, cleanse, flow, freshen, freshen up, refresh, refreshen

Encyclopedia: Lave