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 for Ewer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ewer \Ew"er\ ([=u]"[~e]r), n. [OF. ewer, euwier, prop. a water
     carrier, F. ['e]vier a washing place, sink, aigui[`e]re ewer,
     L. aquarius, adj., water carrying, n., a water carrier, fr.
     aqua water; akin to Goth. ahwa water, river, OHG. aha, G. au,
     aue, meadow. [root]219. Cf. Aquarium, Aquatic, Island.]
     A kind of wide-mouthed pitcher or jug; esp., one used to hold
     water for the toilet.
     [1913 Webster]
           Basins and ewers to lave her dainty hands. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring [syn:
           pitcher, ewer]

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