Laver vs Claver - What's the difference?

laver | claver |


As nouns the difference between laver and claver

is that laver is a red alga of the genus porphyra or laver can be a basin for washing while claver is (uk|scotland|dialect) frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chatter or claver can be .

As a verb claver is

to gossip or chit-chat.

laver

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) (see below).

Noun

  • A red alga of the genus Porphyra .
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) laveoir, from (etyl) lavatorium. Compare (lavatory).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A basin for washing.
  • * , II.xii:
  • Infinit streames continually did well / Out of this fountaine, sweet and faire to see, / The which into an ample lauer fell
  • One who laves; a washer.
  • That which washes or cleanses.
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    claver

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

  • (UK, Scotland, dialect) frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chatter
  • * Thackeray
  • Emmy found herself entirely at a loss in the midst of their clavers .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to gossip or chit-chat
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (-)
  • (Holland)

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