A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
LAVE [1]
[verb]
1. to wash; bathe. 
2. (of a river, sea, etc.) to flow along, against, or past; wash.
3. Obsolete: to ladle; pour or dip with a ladle. 
Etymology: Middle English laven, partly < Old French laver < Latin lavāre - to wash; partly representing Old English lafian - to pour water on, wash, itself perhaps < Latin lavāre.
LAVE [2]
[noun]
1. the remainder; the rest.
Etymology: Middle English (Scots); Old English lāf; cognate with Old High German leiba, Old Norse leif, Gothic laiba; akin to leave.
LAVE [3]
1. (of ears) large and drooping.
Etymology: Middle English; special use of lave [1].
[Daniel Conway]

LAVE [1]

[verb]

1. to wash; bathe.

2. (of a river, sea, etc.) to flow along, against, or past; wash.

3. Obsolete: to ladle; pour or dip with a ladle.

Etymology: Middle English laven, partly < Old French laver < Latin lavāre - to wash; partly representing Old English lafian - to pour water on, wash, itself perhaps < Latin lavāre.

LAVE [2]

[noun]

1. the remainder; the rest.

Etymology: Middle English (Scots); Old English lāf; cognate with Old High German leiba, Old Norse leif, Gothic laiba; akin to leave.

LAVE [3]

1. (of ears) large and drooping.

Etymology: Middle English; special use of lave [1].

[Daniel Conway]

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