noun. a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face.
noun. furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term.
1. Noun, singular or mass Think of a rural kitchen in the days before running water, and you'll probably picture a washstand, a forerunner of the modern kitchen counter.