Definition of Lavement

1. n. A washing or bathing; also, a clyster.



Definition of Lavement

1. a washing [n -S] - See also: washing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavement

lavateras
lavatic
lavation
lavations
lavatorial
lavatories
lavatory
lavature
lave
lave-eared
laved
laveer
laveered
laveering
laveers
lavement (current term)
lavements
lavender
lavender cotton
lavender marriages
lavendered
lavendering
lavenderish
lavenders
lavendery
lavendulan
laver
laverbread
laverock

Literary usage of Lavement

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1. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"... lavement, J{fiuf,ìr. A liquid, thrown into the large intestines by means of a syringe, or bladder and pipe properly prepared, ..."

2. The Homoeopathic domestic medicine by Joseph Laurie (1883)
"For a young person of twelve or fifteen years of age twelve ounces of the lavement will suffice, and eight ounces in the case of a child of ten years of age ..."

3. The Medico-chirurgical Review (1825)
"On the first day, they exhibit a purgative lavement, prepared by ... At five o'clock in the evening, an anodyne lavement is administered : the ingredients ..."

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