Definitions for washstandˈwɒʃˌstænd, ˈwɔʃ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a piece of furniture holding a basin, pitcher, etc., for use in washing one's hands and face.
a stationary fixture having faucets with running water, for the same purpose.
Origin of washstand:
washstand, wash-hand stand(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
washbasin, basin, washbowl, washstand, lavatory(noun)
a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
"he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"
A table containing a basin and a pitcher of water for washing
a piece of furniture holding the ewer or pitcher, basin, and other requisites for washing the person