("r), n. [OF. ewer, euwier, prop. a water carrier, F. vier a washing place, sink, aiguire ewer, L. aquarius, adj., water carrying, n., a water carrier, fr. aqua water; akin to Goth. ahwa water, river, OHG. aha, G. au, aue, meadow. 219. Cf. Aquarium, Aquatic, Island.] A kind of wide-mouthed pitcher or jug; esp., one used to hold water for the toilet.
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Basins and ewers to lave her dainty hands.





("r) } n. [From Ewer.] An office or place of household service where the ewers were formerly kept. [Enq.] Parker.
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