a big basin used in the ancient Jewish Temple by a priest for ablutions before making a sacrificial offering.
Archaic A vessel, stone basin, or trough employed for washing.
any one of several dried, edible seaweeds of this genera Porphyra (the purple algae) and Ulva (the green algae).
A red alga of the genus Porphyra.
A vessel for washing; a large basin.
A large brazen vessel put into the court of Jewish tabernacle in which the officiating priests washed their particular hands and feet.
one of the vessels in Solomon's Temple where choices for burnt sacrifices had been washed.
whatever washes or cleanses.
One who laves; a washer.
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. Its made by stewing, either alone or with other veggies, in accordance with different condiments; -- called in addition sloke, or sloakan.
A basin, bowl, trough, or cistern to scrub in.
In heraldry, a colter or plowshare whenever made use of as a bearing.
Either of two species of algæ. of the genus Porphyra, P. laciniata and P. vulgaris, known in Ireland and Scotland as sloke or Sloakan.
A dish composed of among the preceding algæ or of some comparable seaweed. See laver-bread.
Figuratively, the baptismal font; the spiritual regeneration of baptism; any cleaning for the spirit.
Australian playing tennis player just who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and US singles brands in identical 12 months; in 1969 he continued this task (born in 1938)
seaweed with delicious translucent crinkly green fronds
edible purple seaweeds
(Old Testament) huge basin used by a priest in an old Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions