from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as wash-stand.
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- n. furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term
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Hornblower washed and shaved in the cold water in the wash-hand stand jug; during the time which had elapsed since he had left the Sutherland he had never been allowed hot.