lave-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: lap or flow against

The waves laved the shore.
I laved the cold drink.
His wet, hot tongue laved her.
The white beach was gently laved by the purling surf.
The dog greedily laved the water in his dish.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: lave.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: wash in order to cleanse

I scoop some water and lave the back of my neck.
Laving his brow, she smiled.
Rose was constantly laving her skin.
Nix Nought Nothing tried to lave the water with his pail.
I cleaned the stable, I laved the lake, and I clomb the tree.
Let your souls be laved.
But it took the pain away, and he laved his face with it.

VerbNet: dress-41.1.1
FrameNet: Grooming
PropBank: lave.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3