Caved vs Laved - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between caved and laved
is that caved
is while laved
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) .
(obsolete) To pour or throw out, as water; lade out; bail; bail out.
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
* 1789 , William Lisle Bowles, 'Sonnet I' from Fourteen Sonnets , 1789.
- In her chaste current oft the goddess laves .
* 2006 , Cormac McCarthy, The Road , London: Picador, 2007, p. 38.
- the tranquil tide, / That laves the pebbled shore.
- The boy walked out and squatted and laved up the dark water.
From (etyl) . More at (l).
(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.
* 1896 (posthumously), Robert Louis Stevenson, Songs of Travel and other verses .
- Then they set upon us and slew some of my slaves and put the lave to flight.
- Give to me the life I love,/Let the lave go by me...