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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 la·ver /ˈlevɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lav·er n.
 1. A vessel for washing; a large basin.
 2. Script. Hist. (a) A large brazen vessel placed in the court of the Jewish tabernacle where the officiating priests washed their hands and feet. (b) One of several vessels in Solomon's Temple in which the offerings for burnt sacrifices were washed.
 3. That which washes or cleanses.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lav·er, n.  One who laves; a washer. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 La·ver n. The fronds of certain marine algæ used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce.  Green laver is the Ulva latissima; purple laver, Porphyra laciniata and Porphyra vulgaris. It is prepared by stewing, either alone or with other vegetables, and with various condiments; -- called also sloke, or sloakan.
 Mountain laver Bot., a reddish gelatinous alga of the genus Palmella, found on the sides of mountains

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to
           win the Australian and French and English and United
           States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he
           repeated this feat (born in 1938) [syn: Rod Laver, Rodney
           George Laver]
      2: (Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient
         Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions
      3: edible red seaweeds [syn: red laver]
      4: seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds [syn: sea

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. kiyor), a "basin" for boiling in, a "pan" for cooking (1
    Sam. 2:14), a "fire-pan" or hearth (Zech. 12:6), the sacred
    wash-bowl of the tabernacle and temple (Ex. 30:18, 28; 31:9;
    35:16; 38:8; 39:39; 40:7, 11, 30, etc.), a basin for the water
    used by the priests in their ablutions.
      That which was originally used in the tabernacle was of brass
    (rather copper; Heb. nihsheth), made from the metal mirrors the
    women brought out of Egypt (Ex. 38:8). It contained water
    wherewith the priests washed their hands and feet when they
    entered the tabernacle (40:32). It stood in the court between
    the altar and the door of the tabernacle (30:19, 21).
      In the temple there were ten lavers used for the sacrifices,
    and the molten sea for the ablutions of the priests (2 Chr.
    4:6). The position and uses of these are described 1 Kings
    7:23-39; 2 Chr. 4:6. The "molten sea" was made of copper, taken
    from Tibhath and Chun, cities of Hadarezer, king of Zobah (1
    Chr. 18:8; 1 Kings 7:23-26).
      No lavers are mentioned in the second temple.