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The Collaborative International Dictionary

lav \lav\ n. [by truncation of lavatory.] Same as lavatory[5]; -- a shortened form of the word.

Syn: toilet, lavatory, can, facility, john, privy, bathroom.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

colloquial shortening of lavatory, attested from 1913.


n. (context British slang English) lavatory.


n. a room equipped with toilet facilities [syn: toilet, lavatory, can, john, privy, bathroom]


LAV or Lav may refer to:

  • Lav, Iran, a village in Isfahan Province, Iran
  • Lav pivo, a beer brand in Serbia
  • The Last American Virgin, a 1982 film

Usage examples of "lav".

He reeked like a used lav, and often chilled without reason, but aside from this one time, he had never lost a battle.

HITCHING UP THEIR PANTS, two sec men walked from the lav of the Shiloh ville situated near the stone quarry when one of them stopped in his tracks.

She thought about the cold draft that invaded the lav while she was in the shower.

The only place left was the lav, and she quickly entered the small space.

She finished brushing her hair, opened the lav door and tiptoed past Hawk sleeping peacefully on the bed.

She waited for her to turn and motioned her to join her in the lav so Shandra could not hear.

Grey leaned against the lav doorway, his arms crossed, his gray eyes dark and cold.

Zain watched Lacey disappear into the lav, he did grin, wishing he could watch her tear Bob apart.

She got up, opened the door of the lav, and stepped out into the corridor.

She rubbed her throbbing leg, then went into the lav and stared at the mirror for a long time.

Picking the brown tunic, she headed for the lav, where she found the silver lanrax curled mournfully in the sink.

After Turi had been safely returned to his case, they let the silver lanrax out of the lav, coaxing her over with scraps of bread.

Light from the lav filtered into the room, casting shadows on his face, taut with desire, as he lowered his mouth to her breast.

She locked the door and used the lav, washed her hands and began to examine her face in the mirror.

Functional, impersonal, nothing to have to adapt to, nothing to have to notice, no twee furniture to trip over in the dark on the way to the lav, no nice comments to summon up for an anxious owner over the wheaties in the morning.