Lawe vs Lave - What's the difference?

lawe | lave |


As a noun lawe

is .

As a verb lawe

is to cut off the claws and balls of (eg a dog's forefeet).

As a proper noun lave is

.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

lawe

English

Etymology 1

Noun

(en noun)
  • Etymology 2

    Verb

  • To cut off the claws and balls of (e.g. a dog's forefeet).
  • (Wright)
    (Webster 1913)

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    lave

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (lav)
  • (obsolete) To pour or throw out, as water; lade out; bail; bail out.
  • (Dryden)
  • To draw, as water; drink in.
  • To give bountifully; lavish.
  • To run down or gutter, as a candle.
  • (dialectal) To hang or flap down.
  • (ambitransitive, archaic) To wash.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • In her chaste current oft the goddess laves .
  • * 1789 , William Lisle Bowles, 'Sonnet I' from Fourteen Sonnets , 1789.
  • the tranquil tide, / That laves the pebbled shore.
  • * 2006 , Cormac McCarthy, The Road , London: Picador, 2007, p. 38.
  • The boy walked out and squatted and laved up the dark water.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) . More at (l).

    Noun

    (-)
  • (archaic or dialectal) The remainder, rest; that which is left, remnant; others.
  • * 1885 , Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night , Night 12.
  • Then they set upon us and slew some of my slaves and put the lave to flight.
  • * 1896 (posthumously), Robert Louis Stevenson, Songs of Travel and other verses .[https://archive.org/details/songsoftraveloth00stevrich]
  • Give to me the life I love,/Let the lave go by me...

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